Open Meditation

Learn to Meditate

Both new and experienced meditators are welcome and warmly encouraged to attend our weekly Open House.  This is an opportunity to receive meditation instruction, participate in discussions, and to meet others interested in meditation.

There is no charge and no need to register. See below For more information, read about our Open House: “Taste of Shambhala”.

Public Meditation Sessions

Each public meditation is led by a time-keeper and is free, open to all.  Meditation instruction is available, as indicated below.* All are welcome to attend for all or part of the session.

NOTE: please refer to Winter holiday schedule changes below.

  • Evening meditation – Monday to Friday : 5 to 6 pm
  • Wednesday evening Open House – “Taste of Shambhala”: refer to Open House link for schedule & more information.
  • Sunday morning meditation: 9 a.m. to noon
    Includes mindfulness-awareness meditation, alternating with brief periods of walking meditation.  Meditation instruction available. *Note:
  • The room location for meditation practice may change depending on availability at the time.  Please check for the location, when you arrive at the centre. 
  • ** HSC follows the HRM School Closure Policy, based on weather conditions.  If they are closed – we are closed. **

NEWS – Winter Holiday Schedule 2020

  • Sunday Meditation will continue weekly as usual from 9-12pm.   Open to everyone and you can come for all or part of the 3 hours.
  • There will be NO Weekday Meditation Practice after December 20th.   This will resume Monday January 6th at 5pm and continue each weekday evening.
  • The LAST Open House for 2019 will be Wednesday, December 11th.  Please join us for the next one on January 15th, 2020.

Contact us for more information or find our location here.

You are also welcome to participate at other Shambhala meditation groups in the Halifax Regional Municipality and Atlantic Canada.

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