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Taste of Shambhala: Open House & Community Gathering

September 18th—February 19th

Please join us each Wednesday from 6-8:30pm for food, conversation and meditation at the Shambhala Centre. Meditation instruction provided. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Geoff Crinean

January 25th—January 26th

Discovering Basis Goodness in ourselves and others. A weekend of meditation instruction and practice, teachings and discussions. Continue »


January 25th

*Sold Out * A fine Japanese meal, special sweet, and a bowl of tea in the Yukoan tea room at Halifax Shambhala Centre. Advance reservation required. Continue »

The Four Limitless Ones

January 28th—March 3rd

The four limitless ones are called "limitless" because they are not bound by ego intention. Each session will include a pre-recorded video talk by Acharyas from different centres as well as practice -- sitting meditation, White Tara and tonglen, and  faci Continue »

Departure Directions

with Deborah Luscomb & Dawn Carson

February 8th

An opportunity to consciously contemplate and connect with others around the reality of your mortality, both practical and spiritual, in an environment of openness and kindness. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Practice

February 9th

Shambhala Sadhana is a community-wide practice on the full moon of each month as a way to celebrate and strengthen our understanding of basic goodness and enlightened society. Continue »

Shambhala Day Celebration- The Year of the Iron Mouse

February 24th

Shambhala Day is a time of celebration, nourishment, and community. Continue »

Milarepa Day

March 8th

Celebrate the life of Tibet's most famous yogi with our annual one-day marathon of reading the complete Rain of Wisdom, a gathering of songs of realization by major Kagyu masters, from Tilopa to Trungpa. And including Milarepa of course! Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

May 30th—May 31st

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 »