NEWS – Following Nova Scotia COVID health and safety guidelines, we are not currently having in-person gatherings.

Many recurring events and classes are still held online via zoom.  Some have been rescheduled.

Please check program and event listings 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. These links are to the right.

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Contentment in Everyday Life 2021

with Carolyn Mandelker & Frédéric Villemure

April 8th—May 6th

This introductory class, to be held in-person at the Shambhala Centre, provides an exploration of genuine contentment through the study of foundational Buddhist teachings. Continue »

Contemplating the Six Ways of Ruling

with Richard Reoch

April 15th—June 3rd

Pre-recorded online talks and live facilitated discussion about The Six Ways of Ruling, unique Shambhala teachings on leadership at the interpersonal and societal level. Continue »

Vajrayogini Feast

May 6th—December 29th

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

Dying Well: A Book & Community Conversation

May 8th

This conversation will bring together a diverse group of practitioners, both within and beyond Shambhala, who help people prepare for death, care for the dying, and support carers. Continue »

Feast: Red Jambhala

May 9th—September 4th

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

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

May 11th—July 9th

Monthly Sadhana of Mahamudra for all Continue »

Monthly Stroke Practice, online

with Shastri Mary Campbell

May 18th—June 15th

Monthly Stroke practice for those who are qualified to do this practice. Every third Tuesday at 7:00pm Continue »

Chakrasamvara Feast

May 21st—December 13th

A feast gathering for Chakrasamvara practitioners. Continue »

Werma Feast- Online

May 25th—September 28th

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

Atlantic Regional Full Moon Sadhana of Kindness

May 26th—July 23rd

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

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World

June 11th—June 13th

This program will be held in-person at the Halifax Shambhala Centre. When we become awake to our sense perceptions, we can venture into the world with confidence and a vulnerability that is fearless, gentle, and alive. Continue »

Kurukulla Feast

June 13th—October 3rd

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