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)

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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Way of Shambhala

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 »

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 »

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 »