Open Enrollment

St. Margaret s Bay Shambhala Centre

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction practice

with Dr. Timothy Walker

November 5th—August 4th

Please join for mindfulness practices based on mindfulness based stress reduction model developed by Jon Kabatt-Zinn as well as other practices. These include mindful deep relaxation, breath work, sitting meditation, walking meditation, mindful Yoga. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Spend 2024 with Pema Chödrön

January 7th—October 13th

Join us in person for 4 live video calls with beloved Buddhist author and teacher, Pema Chödrön over the course of the year. During these 75-minute calls, Pema will take questions from people around the world. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Sadhana of Mahamudra Monthly Group Practice

January 11th—May 27th (2025)

Everyone is welcome. The Sadhana of Mahamudra is a chanted group practice that was introduced to the Shambhala community in the early 1970’s by its author and the founder of Shambhala, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.  Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Zen Mind Beginner's Mind - Book Study

June 19th—August 28th

A facilitated study of the classic Suzuki Roshi text: Zen Mind Beginner's Mind on Wednesday, 6:30 to 8 pm in the Main Shrine Room. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Profound Simplicity Meditation Retreat with Richard John

with Richard John

September 14th—September 15th

Relax your mind in simplicity, released from struggle and effort, like a garuda soaring through space.                --Tagpo Tashi Namgyal Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Basic Buddhism

with Dominique Le Grand & Paul McIntyre

October 1st—November 5th

We are all familiar with feeling ill at ease, uncertain or fearful. The Buddhist approach is to investigate our personal experience to clarify the root cause Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

The Art of Being Human: Introduction to Meditation

October 4th—October 6th

This introductory program includes meditation instruction, talks, periods of meditation practice, and discussion. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Holiday Meditation Retreat

with June Crow & Richard Peisinger

December 26th—December 31st

Come and sit with us for six days.... and ring in the new year. Continue »