Weekly Talk & Meditation

Important News

– In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Halifax Shambhala Centre location will be CLOSED until further notice.   All meditation sessions and activities at the centre are currently cancelled.

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

Weekly Community Gathering – Talk & Meditation – Online

All are welcome!  (in place of Open House, while the centre is currently closed)


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.

Thursday evenings:

  • 6:30 pm – Meditation instruction for newcomers and those who want to refresh the meditation instruction
  • 7:00 to 8:30 pm – Talk and guided meditation practice for all levels of meditation practitioners.
  • Zoom link https://zoom.us/j/411896450

This series continues with senior Shambhala teachers hosting each Thursday evening:

  • April 9: Acharya Eve Rosenthal on “Awakening Bodhicitta”
  • April 16: Acharya Mo Hardin on “A Hole or a Portal?”, exploring recent words spoken by the Hopi elder , White Eagle
  • April 23: Acharya Noel McClelland on “Feeling Connection in the Midst of Isolation”

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!

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