A Day at the Halifax Shambhala Centre

We wanted to share this video snapshot of a summer day at the Halifax Shambhala Centre at Harvest of Peace, but due to the power outage, we were not able to show it.  We hope you enjoy! ~HSC staff   Check out other videos from Harvest of Peace here.

All the Videos you Missed at HOP, and our Fundraising Results

We had a very successful Harvest of Peace today. We gathered outside and shared a delicious spread of potluck foods. After lunch, just as we were about to begin the video presentations, the power on the block went off and we had to begin improvising. We were introduced to the Rites of Warriorship Graduates and … Continue 

A Harvest of Peace Teaching: Generosity Beyond Doubt

On Saturday afternoon, the Halifax Shambhala Community will gather for our annual Harvest of Peace celebration, a time when we get together to enjoy each others company, our Shambhala teachings and culture, and often, to make a donation to support our local center and global Shambhala community. (LEARN MORE about Harvest of Peace here.) Being asked … Continue 

Why are people mumbling more these days?

by Carolyn Mandelker, Executive Director of Shambhala (and professional audiologist) Do you experience any of the following? That people seem to be mumbling more than they used to? That some people’s voices are consistently harder for you to hear than other people’s ? That you have a particularly difficult time hearing in noisy environments? That … Continue 

Awakening to the Stages of Life

Check out our video about the Adult Rites of Passage program this September. To learn more or register, go here.  

Snow Lion Sale! Friday & Saturday

Tomorrow our sale is open! Come visit us 3-7pm. The fun continues Saturday 10am-2pm! We have it all! We have books, tapes, transcripts and Vajrayana practice materials all by donation. Other items include filing cabinets, a wooden baby gate, many rings and unique jewelery pieces for $10 max, crystals, calligraphy’s, photos, a “HUM” banner, and many other … Continue 

Impermanence Strikes Again

Before the fall programming season begins, I will be stepping down as the Way of Shambhala Program Manager. Since having the good fortune to attend Sacred World Assembly at Shambhala Mountain Centre this summer, the dralas have been sending powerful (& frequent!) messages that there is something else they want me to do and this … Continue 

Summer News from the Director

              Dear Members and Friends of the Halifax Shambhala Centre, It’s been a quiet summer here at the centre. Jeff and I both went to Shambhala Mountain Centre for Scorpion Seal Assembly and Angie has been there attending Sacred World. Michelle is currently visiting NYC and Bob and Jessie … Continue 

All Hands on Deck for Backyard Parking and Garden

Want to be involved in a fun project? When: This Sunday, June 29th 11am-5pm What: We’re rolling up our sleeves, removing rocks and weeds, and beautifying the Halifax Shambhala Centre’s backyard/parking lot! Based on permaculture principles, we’re putting in a large vegetable garden bed on the north slope as well as transforming the west and south … Continue