Programs for Atlantic Canada Region

St. Margaret s Bay Shambhala Centre

Introduction to Meditation

January 22nd—June 25th

Presented in a group setting, this instruction sets out the fundamentals to begin a personal practice or some inspiration to refresh what you are already doing. You are cordially invited to join us in practicing mindfulness together. Continue »

St. Margaret s Bay Shambhala Centre

Maitri Bhavana

February 5th—June 4th

Maitri Bhavana practice (meditation on loving kindness) will be offered once/month at 11:00 am during the Sunday morning Community Meditation Practice. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Introduction to Meditation

May 7th—December 3rd

The first Sunday of the month, 10:00am to 12noon In-person, no cost! Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Lineage Course for Children ages 10-12

May 7th—June 11th

Stories of our wildly different lineage heroes and heroines, starting with Buddha, who gave up his throne to discover innate "enlightenment" and teach others a practice path to do so; and Asoka (130 years later) who gave up warring to become a maharaja. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Why We Meditate - Book Class

May 18th—June 22nd

In these six, in-person sessions, we will explore the rich teachings and exercises offered in the book, “Why We Meditate: The Science and Practice of Clarity and Compassion” by Daniel Goleman and Tsoknyi Rinpoche. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Open House

June 6th

Learn to meditate or give your established practice a fresh start! Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

The Shape of Awake®: Meditation and the Alexander Technique

with Hope Martin

June 23rd—July 1st

Being upright is not just an arbitrary shape, it’s a perfect expression of meditation itself. In this 5 day meditation retreat, Hope Martin, a Master Teacher of the Alexander Technique, will help you develop ease and comfort in your meditation posture. Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Vajrayogini Four Karmas Fire Offering 2023

September 23rd—October 3rd

The Vajrayogini Four Karmas Fire Offering is an advanced Vajrayana retreat open to practitioners who have completed the Vajrayogini Amending-the-Mantra Fire Offering. Continue »