Open Meditation

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Halifax Shambhala Centre location will be CLOSED until further notice.

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


Learn to Meditate

All are welcome, whether experienced or new to meditation, and warmly encouraged to attend our public meditations.  This is an opportunity to receive meditation instruction, participate in discussions, and to meet others interested in meditation. 

Each public meditation is led by a time-keeper and is free, open to all.  Meditation instruction is available, as indicated below.

  • Evening meditation – Monday to Friday : postponed due to centre’s temporary closure
  • Sunday morning meditation (new) – online using Zoom
    10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., you may participate in all or part of that.
    Includes mindfulness-awareness meditation, alternating with brief periods of walking meditation.  Meditation instruction available.

For more information on the above meditation sessions, please refer to the Introduction Programs and Meditations link.

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

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