Important News

– In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Halifax Shambhala Centre location will be CLOSED until further notice.   All meditation sessions and activities at the centre are currently cancelled.

Online meditation (NEW) Starting in April, some meditations and gatherings are continuing and WILL be taking place online.  Please refer to programs listing and this online meditation page for more information.

Please refer to the our web site home page and Facebook for updated information.  And please do care for yourself and others, during this challenging time.

Note: Learn also about retreats & programs scheduled in the Atlantic Canada region

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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Evening Werma Practice - Online

April 14th

7:00 on Tuesdays for those authorized for these practices Stroke practice will be on the first and third Tuesdays of the month and Werma practice on the second Tuesday. Werma Feast will be on the forth Tuesday of each month. Continue »

Atlantic Shambhala Community Talk

April 16th—April 30th

A new series of online gatherings for all levels of practitioners including those new to Shambhala. Continue »

Feast: Vajrayogini - Online

April 17th—June 15th

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

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Robert Gailey

April 18th - Date postponed or cancelled

DATE WILL BE POSTPONED, New Date To be Announced Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and comp Continue »

Stroke Practice - Online

April 21st

Werma Tuesday evenings will alternate Stroke practice with Werma practice and a monthly Werma Feast. Please register to receive Zoom link. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra New Moon Practice - Online

April 23rd—June 21st

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is open to the entire Shambhala community and is practiced on or near the new moon days of the lunar calendar. Continue »

Zen Stitching

April 25th—June 20th

Learn the art of visible mending, which borrows techniques from traditional patching and darning to breath new life in your clothes with repairs that strengthen and embellish well loved items. Continue »

Via Shambhala Online: Clarifying the Natural State - A Manual for Mahamudra - Online

with Acharya Lodro Dorje Holm

April 25th—May 23rd

Untill further notice this is being offered virtually on Shambhala Online.Discussion and practice based on this classic by Dagpo Tashi Namgyal, who was one of the teachers of the Eighth Karmapa Mikyo Dorje, and author of Moonbeams of Mahamudra,.. Open t Continue »

Werma Feast Practice - Online

April 28th

Online Werma Feast practice will be on the forth Tuesday of each month. Please register to receive the zoom link. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Retreat Morning - Online

May 2nd—June 6th

A session of Shambhala Meditation for those who have formally received the practice, i.e. at a Shambhala meditation Weekthun or BG1 class. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Retreat Day

May 2nd - Date postponed or cancelled

A full day of Shambhala Meditation for those who have formally received the practice, i.e. at Shambhala Meditation Weekthun or BG1 class. Continue »

Feast: Chakrasamvara

May 2nd—June 30th

A feast gathering for Chakrasamvara practitioners. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart

May 15th—May 17th - Date postponed or cancelled

As we trust further in basic goodness and dare to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world as it is. We find that we can extend ourselves to others fully with kindness. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Robert Gailey

May 30th—May 31st - Date postponed or cancelled

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky

with Shastri Mary Campbell

June 12th—June 14th - Date postponed or cancelled

Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind, a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. We learn to trust our nature enough to let go into the present moment. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Kathryn Heckman

June 12th—June 14th

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 »

POSTPONED: Changling Rinpoche teaching at Halifax Shambhala Centre

August 21st—August 23rd - Date postponed or cancelled

Changling Rinpoche's visit to Halifax this summer has been postponed. New dates to be determined. Continue »