Weekly Talk & 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.


Taste of Shambhala

Learn about meditation and the variety of programs and opportunities for meditation practice offered by the centre.

New – online Community Gathering & Meditation – using Zoom from your home.

NOTE: our current weekly series has completed for this season.  Please check back for our next series with details to be posted.

  • 6:45 pm – Meditation practice.  Join at any time and have a good seat.  Instruction for newcomers and those who want to refresh the meditation instruction is available by appointment.  Please contact [email protected]
  • 7:00 to 8:30 pm – Talk and guided meditation practice for all levels of meditation practitioners.
  • Please register to receive the Zoom meeting link.

This series continues with senior Shambhala teachers hosting each week.  A schedule of speakers and topics is available in our Programs page.

Everyone is welcome, both those newer or with experience in meditation.   Each week a different speaker will provide meditation instruction and discuss a topic related to its application in daily life.

Please take time before the session to uplift your environment and arrange a suitable chair or cushion for meditation so you can practice with good posture. Enjoy!

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How to Use Zoom – participate in live online video & audio, from your computer, tablet, or smart-phone

Zoom is a free program that allows multiple people to meet and see and hear each other. It needs to be installed on your computer (Mac or Windows) or phone or tablet (iOS or Android). It’s quite user friendly, and at the bottom of the Zoom home page there are video tutorials and a good help index. https://zoom.us/

For computers, download it from here: https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting
For smart phones and tables, there are links there to the App Store and the Google Play store to download and install.

Zoom video tutorials are at https://zoom.us/resources