Centre Resources

The Halifax Shambhala Centre provides access to resources in support of community and events at the centre.

A variety of resources, projects, and sources of information are also available on the Shambhala International Resources page.

Community Links

Information on ways to participate in the local Shambhala community, open to all.l;

Centre Calendar

Halifax Shambhala Centre web site – monthly calendar

For convenience, you can add a link to our calendar information to your personal online calendar, such as Google, use the following steps:

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

Newsletter & Blog

View the centre’s recent newsletters and postings.

  • Newsletter link – our current and recent newsletters, describing programs, retreats, and community activities.
  • News Blog link  – a selection of centre related news, teachings, and other content.

Social Media Sites

View and learning more about events and activities on our social media sites.

  • Facebook – posts on recent activities
  • Instagram – photos
  • Twitter – sharing links and information
  • YouTube – video and teachings
  • Online Resources – classes and retreats, audio and video recordings, and more
  • Ashe Café – web links of the Nova Scotia Shambhala community and friends

Suggested Authors, Recordings, and Books

Chögyam Trungpa

Sakyong Mipham

Pema Chödrön

Shambhala Teachings Library



  • Halifax Shambhala Centre Library focuses on books of 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 to learn more.
  • The Halifax Public Library is also a good source for books on meditation, spirituality, and Buddhism.
  • Please support local business that carry these and other related books:

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.

  • Halifax Community Room – this Shambhala Network group is an online meeting place where members and those interested in the Halifax Shambhala Centre can: view news and information, connect with community friends, and discuss topics of interest.

  • Shambhala Database – contains your profile and privacy settings, Shambhala email subscriptions, program and staffing history, and more.

  • Shambhala  Members Area – on Shambhala International’s central website provides access to resources, such as Practice & Study, Centre & Group Resources, and Leadership resources.