Online Meditation & Community Resources

The following are resources that may be of of help during this challenging time of isolation and social distancing.  Included are online meditations and classes from a variety of sources and traditions, as well as introductory sessions offered by the Halifax Shambhala Centre.

Please reach out, connect, and take good care of yourself and others!

Meditation – online meditations and classes

  • Halifax Shambhala Centre – some of our local classes are now live, while some are still online- check program listings carefully and contact us with any questions
  • Shambhala Online – international online meditation classes and courses

Guidance & Instruction – contemplative teachings

Community – connecting with others in the local area and within the Shambhala community


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How to Use Zoom
 – participate in live online video & audio, from your computer, tablet, or smart-phone

  • Zoom
    Zoom is a free program that allows multiple people to meet and see and hear each other. It needs to be installed on your computer (Mac or Windows) or phone or tablet (iOS or Android). It’s quite user friendly, and at the bottom of the Zoom home page there are video tutorials and a good help index.
  • Download Zoom – for computers, download it from here:
    For smart phones and tables, there are links there to the App Store and the Google Play store to download and install.
  • Zoom video tutorials – available at

Please reach out to others during this time, if you are in need or able to offer assistance.  Contact us if you have comments, suggestions, or questions to share.