Open Meditation

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Halifax Shambhala Centre location will be CLOSED until further notice, with exceptions for specific meditations and events.

Online meditation – unless others noted, all meditation sessions, gatherings, and classes are taking place online using Zoom.  Please refer to the programs listing for more information.

In-person meditation (NEW) – at the centre with social-distancing, Sunday morning meditation and any programs listed for ‘Main Shrine Room’


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.

  • Learn to Meditation (online)
    When: Twice a month – Wednesday evening, 7 to 8 pm  (through Dec. 2020)
    Where: online with Zoom
    More information and schedule
  • Sunday morning meditation (in person)
    When: 9 a.m. to 12 noon
    Where: Halifax Shambhala Centre
    – Includes mindfulness-awareness meditation, alternating with brief periods of walking meditation.  You may participate in all or part of that. Meditation instruction available.
    NEW – Recently resumed in-person meditation at the centre, limited to 20 people with social distancing.  Only come to the centre if you are feeling well and do bring a mask with you.  
    – Registration is recommended, so we know the number of people attending.  For more information and to register, please go to this page.

For more information on other meditation sessions and classes, 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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