Programs for Atlantic Canada Region

St. Margaret s Bay Shambhala Centre

with Shastri Alice Haspray, Richard Haspray, Theresa Milligan

(2020)

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Sadhana of Mahamudra

March 17th—December 7th

Monthly practice of the Sadhana of Mahamudra on the New Moon Day Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Celebrating Basic Goodness: Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

March 31st—December 22nd

Join us for our Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana Event -- Open to all members Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

S.O.

September 16th—December 9th

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Fearlessness In Everyday Life

with Linda Kreger & Julia Sable

September 20th—October 18th

Beyond the practical approaches to dealing with fear, the Shambhala teachings address what it is like to look directly into the openness of our lives, rather than hide from our own existence. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Shastri Mary Campbell

September 20th—October 18th

This program is designed to help new meditators develop a regular practice and bring the benefits of meditation to their daily lives. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Sending Out & Touching In

with Acharya Eve Rosenthal

October 2nd—December 4th

A monthly gathering for Shambhala members. Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Scorpion Seal 10 Weekend Retreat

with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

October 12th—October 14th

A weekend retreat for Scorpion Seal Assembly 10 practitioners to deepen their experience and understanding of this year's teachings. Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Vajrayogini Four Karmas Fire Offering

with Mark Nowakowski

October 18th—October 28th

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 »

Annapolis Shambhala Meditation Group

The Wisdon of the Heart Sutra in Turbulent Times

October 19th—October 21st

With Acharya Moh Hardin. Of interest to all meditation practitioners. Lunch is included. Our generosity policy applies. Simply offer what you can. Pre-register to help us plan and if you have dietary requirements: [email protected] Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Mary Campbell

October 19th—October 20th

This meditation retreat presents the view that human beings, at their core, are fundamentally awake. Continue »

Fredericton Shambhala Centre

Level I Shambhala Retreat Weekend: The Art of the Being Human

with Shastri Veit Weber & David Seabrook

October 27th—October 28th

Shambhala Level I Retreat Weekend: The Art of Begin Human is the first program in the renowned Way of Shambhala series. Our intimate urban retreat provides instruction for sitting and walking meditation as a means to develop mindfulness in daily life. Continue »

St. Margaret s Bay Shambhala Centre

Light Touch: Contemplative Photography at Play - One-Day workshop

with Charles Blackhall

October 27th

With the Mindful EYE approach, we slow down and enjoy being more present. This practice is for novices and professionals alike. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Trident Assembly

with Anna Weinstein & Hudson Shotwell

October 27th—October 28th

Halifax Shambhala Centre

The Unconditional Confidence of Ashe

with Acharya Eve Rosenthal

October 30th—November 27th

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Liberation Through Hearing

November 2nd

A reading of the Tibetan Book of the Dead, as translated by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Francesca Fremantle. Continue »

St. Margaret s Bay Shambhala Centre

Contemplative Ecology Exploring Our Interdependence with a Rapidly Changing Planet: Meditation, Contemplation & Discussion

with Irene Lorch-Wauchope & Bob Cervelli

November 7th—December 5th

Scientists of the most prestigious climate institutes in the world are calling on faith groups to help them get their message out. Join us for a timely discussion and contemplation series about global ecology, humankind’s impacts and the sense of a new sa Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Contentment in Everyday Life

November 8th—December 6th

This introductory class provides an exploration of genuine contentment through the study of foundational Buddhist teachings. With meditation, we can learn to appreciate ourselves and simple human experiences, free from self-aggression. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Shastri Robert Gailey

November 9th—November 11th

In Level 2, we explore how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. We learn how to work with fear and with the obstacles that may have arisen as meditation practice develops. Continue »

Truro Shambhala Meditation Group

Basic Goodness 3: What is Real ?

with Shastri Steve Gleich

November 10th—December 8th

In Basic Goodness 'What is Real ?' we explore the ordinary magic of reality and ... Continue »

Prince Edward Island Shambhala Meditation Group

The Wisdom of the Heart Sutra

with Acharya Moh Hardin

November 17th—November 18th

Join us as for a weekend retreat with Acharya Moh Hardin, Atlantic Canada's much loved senior Shambhala Buddhist teacher, as we explore the special relevance of the Heart Sutra for inspiring compassionate action in these troubled times. Continue »

Sydney Cape Breton Shambhala Meditation Group

Moh Hardin Teaching at Big Hill

with Acharya Moh Hardin

November 23rd—November 25th

Moh Hardin comes to teach once or twice a year at Big HIll Retreat. It is always an enjoyable deepening of meditation what ever your practice is. Friday night to Sunday afternoon. Big Hill retreat has accommodations and meals in a rural setting in the Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Winter Solstice & Children's Day Candlelight Ceremony

December 20th

This evening candlelight ceremony marks Winter Solstice and Children's Day. The celebration is for our entire community, friends and families. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Carolyn Mandelker

January 11th—January 12th (2019)

This meditation retreat presents the view that human beings, at their core, are fundamentally awake. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Shastri Robert Gailey

January 17th—February 14th (2019)

This program is designed to help new meditators develop a regular practice and bring the benefits of meditation to their daily lives. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Wisdom In Everyday Life

with Tom Bell & Kathryn Heckman

January 17th—February 14th (2019)

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. When we touch the world directly, we discover ordinary magic. No longer deterred or depressed by obstacles, we can include everything as part of the path and play with whatever arises. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Dön Season

January 25th—February 3rd (2019)

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

February 15th—February 17th (2019)

In Level 2, we explore how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. We learn how to work with fear and with the obstacles that may have arisen as meditation practice develops. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Chakrasamvara Drupchen

February 18th—February 24th (2019)

Drupchen - "great practice" - is a group Chakrasamvara sadhana practice that the Vidyadhara requested to be performed each year after Milarepa Day. Chakrasamvara sadhakas only. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Acharya Eve Rosenthal

February 28th—March 28th (2019)

This introductory class provides an exploration of genuine contentment through the study of foundational Buddhist teachings. With meditation, we can learn to appreciate ourselves and simple human experiences, free from self-aggression. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World

March 1st—March 3rd (2019)

When we become awake to our sense perceptions, we can venture into the world with confidence and a vulnerability that is fearless, gentle, and alive. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Joy in Everyday Life

April 25th—May 23rd (2019)

This course expands the meditation experience by cultivating the noble-heart of the mahayana teachings, opening the path to the virtue and celebration of compassion.Through practical methods, we develop kindness toward ourselves and others. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart

April 26th—April 28th (2019)

As we trust further in basic goodness and dare to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world as it is. We find that we can extend ourselves to others fully with kindness. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

June 14th—June 15th (2019)

This meditation retreat presents the view that human beings, at their core, are fundamentally awake. Continue »