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 any programs listed for ‘Main Shrine Room’

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

Contentment in Everyday Life 2020

with Shastri Robert Gailey

October 29th—November 26th

This introductory class, to be held on Zoom, provides an exploration of genuine contentment through the study of foundational Buddhist teachings. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level II

with Shastri Veit Weber & Linda Kreger

December 11th—December 13th

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. This retreat will take place online. Continue »

On Zoom ASHE MAHAMUDRA HOLIDAY RETREAT with Acharya Richard John

with Acharya Richard John

December 26th—December 31st

This retreat will align traditional mahamudra pith instructions with the wisdom of Ashe and the path of the Four Dignities, using the Ashe Mahamudra text by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Continue »

In Person ASHE MAHAMUDRA HOLIDAY RETREAT with Acharya Richard John

with Acharya Richard John

December 26th—December 31st