Centre Resources

The Halifax Shambhala Centre provides access to a range of resources, complementing its offerings of programs, events, and public meditations.  Please enjoy a sample of these resources, listed below!

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Community Links

These links provide information on ways to participate in the local Shambhala community.

Calendar link

To easily view our schedule, you can add a link to the Halifax Shambhala Centre calendar in your personal online calendar with the following steps:

  • Go to your online calendar – for example Google calendar
  • Add the calendar – for example, in Google calendar –
    Select Other Calendar & Add by URL
  • Copy and add this link to your calendar:  http://shambhala-koeln.de/ical.php?center=197


View or “like” our Halifax Shambhala Centre Facebook page.

Ashe Café

Ashe Café is a gathering place to share web links and interests, inspired or shared by the Nova Scotia Shambhala community and friends.

Shambhala International Resources

Many interesting resources, projects, and sources of information are available on the Shambhala International Resources page.

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Newsletter & Blog

On our news page and blog, you can access our current newsletter and a selection of news, teachings, and other content.


Centre Library – View titles from the centre library.  

Our library focuses on books on Shambhala, Buddhism, meditation, and personal transformation.  Centre members may sign out materials. We gladly accept donations of books, audio recordings, and video materials.

Please contact us or come by the centre during weekdays to learn more.

Suggested Reading

By Chögyam Trungpa

By Sakyong Mipham:

Please support local business that carry these and other related books:

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Resources for Members

The following information and links are available to members on the Member Resources page.  To access these sites you will need a Shambhala Account and be a member of the centre. 

For information on membership, click here.  To get a Shambhala Account, click here.  

  • Halifax Community Room
    This Shambhala Network group is an online meeting place where members and those interested in the Halifax Shambhala Centre can:

    • View community news and information
    • Connect with community and friends
    • Discuss topics of interest
    • Participate in and start interest groups

  • Shambhala Database
    The Shambhala Database (SDB) contains your personal profile, program and staffing history, and more.

    • My Profile – Edit your profile and privacy settings.
    • My Photo – Upload your photo, if you like.
    • My Centre – View Halifax Centre staff and volunteer information, including staff, guides, meditation instructors, and teachers.
    • Members – Look up community member information (when their privacy settings allow this).
    • Subscriptions – Manage your subscriptions to Shambhala email lists.
    • Emails – View archive of recent and past Shambhala Centre email announcements.
    • Volunteer – View and signup for volunteer opportunities.
    • Listen – Past Programs / Archives – Listen to audio recordings of programs that you were registered for and that were recorded.

  • Shambhala Members Area
    The Members Area on Shambhala’s central website provides access to resources, such as:

    • Practice & Study
    • Centre & Group Resources
    • Leadership resources – available via the Governance section on the Members Home page