• We are offering in-person gatherings and programming.  Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell. Some recurring events and classes are held online via zoom.

Please check program and event listings, monthly calendar, and contemplative arts for more information.


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.

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Spend 2024 with Pema Chödrön

January 7th—October 13th

Join us in person for 4 live video calls with beloved Buddhist author and teacher, Pema Chödrön over the course of the year. During these 75-minute calls, Pema will take questions from people around the world. Continue »

KTGR Sadhana of Mahamudra Feast

January 13th—October 19th

For those authorized for this practice. The feast will be in-person in the Main Shrine Room. Continue »

Vajrayogini Feast - Hybrid

February 3rd—June 29th

Saturday, June 29th, 2024 at HSC Feast begins at 2 pm in the Main Shrine Room This hybrid practice is for Vajrayogini practitioners only*** Continue »

Werma Feast

February 28th—December 9th

Tuesday, May 7th at 6pm in the Drala Shrine Room at the Halifax Shambhala Centre. Continue »

Zen Mind Beginner's Mind - Book Study

June 19th—July 24th

A six week facilitated study of the classic Suzuki Roshi text: Zen Mind Beginner's Mind beginning June 19th. Continue »

Ukrainian Meditation & Discussion

July 6th

The Halifax Shambhala Centre, in support of East Coast Ukrainian Association , invites you to an afternoon of meditation and conversation on Saturday, July 6th at 2 pm. Continue »

Profound Simplicity Meditation Retreat with Richard John

with Richard John

September 14th—September 15th

Relax your mind in simplicity, released from struggle and effort, like a garuda soaring through space.                --Tagpo Tashi Namgyal Continue »

The Citadel of Awareness with Anam Thubten

October 18th—October 20th

Inspired by the sacred view of the ancient masters of the Nyingma Lineage, Anam Thubten will offer teachings and practices on how to experience and embody this awareness in daily life. Continue »

Solstice Candlelight Ceremony

December 20th

This evening candlelight ceremony marks Winter Solstice and Children's Day. The celebration is for our entire community, friends and families. Continue »

Holiday Meditation Retreat

with June Crow & Richard Peisinger

December 26th—December 31st

Come and sit with us for six days.... and ring in the new year. Continue »

Holiday Mahamudra Retreat

with Scott Wellenbach

December 26th—December 31st

An opportunity to deepen your practice at year’s end. Continue »