In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Halifax Shambhala Centre location will be CLOSED until further notice.

Online meditation unless others noted, all meditation sessions, gatherings, and classes are taking place online using Zoom.

In-person meditation (NEW) – at the centre with social-distancing, Sunday morning meditation and Shambhala Training Level I (Oct. 3 to 4)

Programs

NoteSee also Ongoing Events – to learn about our ongoing meditations and events in Halifax – and also Regional Programs – to learn about classes and retreats throughout Atlantic Canada. These links are to the right.

Program Pricing

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Learning to Meditate

September 23rd—December 23rd

Instruction for new meditators on Zoom. A Shambhala Path Meditation Instructor will host a conversation about the path of meditation and offer instruction in the practice. Continue »

Dharmaraja Guru Yoga Class

with Conner Loomis & Geoff Crinean

September 29th—November 3rd

A five-session viewing of the videos of the 2005 talks given by Sakyong Mipham in Boulder, Colorado on the Dharmaraja Guru Yoga practice. Each session will include a discussion after the video. Open to those who have received this practice Continue »

Full Moon Sadhana of Kindness

October 1st—December 30th

Group Practice of the Sadhana of Kindness is open to all Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Robert Gailey

October 3rd—October 4th

This meditation retreat presents the view that human beings, at their core, are fundamentally awake. Continue »

Vajrayogini Feast

October 11th—February 6th (2021)

Monthly Vajrayogini Sadhana feast practice, open to Sadhakas who have received the Vajrayogini Abhisheka. Continue »

Kurukulla Feast

October 12th—December 12th

Online feast for those who are authorized for this practice Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

October 16th—December 14th

Monthly Sadhana of Mahamudra for all Continue »

Chakrasamvara Feast

October 25th—December 24th

A feast gathering for Chakrasamvara practitioners. Continue »

Werma Feast- Online

October 27th—November 24th

Online Werma Feast Practice open to all who have attended Rigden Abhisheka or Kalapa Assembly. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life 2020

with Shastri Robert Gailey

October 29th—November 26th

This introductory class provides an exploration of genuine contentment through the study of foundational Buddhist teachings. With meditation, we can learn to appreciate ourselves and simple human experiences, free from self-aggression. Continue »

Feast: Red Jambhala

November 13th

Red Jambhala feast for participants having the corresponding empowerment. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II

with Kathryn Heckman

November 13th—November 15th

In Level 2, we explore how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. We learn how to work with fear and with the obstacles that may have arisen as meditation practice develops. Continue »

Warrior Tuesdays: Stroke Practice - Online

with Shastri Mary Campbell

November 17th—December 15th

Stroke practice for those who are qualified to do this practice. Every third Tuesday at 7:00 pm online. With Shastri Mary Campbell, November 17. Continue »