Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.

 

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  • Cultivating Dignity II: A Deeper Dive
    Starts 08 Sep 2018
    A followup course to Cultivating Dignity I The Bedrock of All...
  • SSA1 Gathering - Sat. Sept. 8
    Starts 08 Sep 2018
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  • Fearlessness in Everyday Life - September 2018
    Starts 15 Sep 2018
    Learning to work with our anxiety we are not blocked by fear...
  • Basic Goodness 3: What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality - Sep
    Starts 15 Sep 2018
    Emphasizing core Buddhist teachings and the natural world thi...
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    Shambhala Land Centres

    Cape Breton;
    Kalapa Valley
    Valley of kindness

    Gampo Abbey
    Home of Shambhala Monasticism

    Mainland;
    Dorje Denma Ling

    Regional Programs

    Programs for Atlantic Canada Region

    St. Margaret s Bay Shambhala Centre

    with Shastri Alice Haspray, Richard Haspray, Theresa Milligan

    (2020)

    St. Margaret s Bay Shambhala Centre

    Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

    with Shastri Alice Haspray & Richard Haspray

    April 11th—August 26th

    • Midsummers in the Margaree’s

      Midsummer’s Day, Sunday June 24 At Shambhala we have a long tradition of celebrating the changing of the seasons. Summer brings openness, warmth, and often a sense of relaxation and enjoyment of the simple things in life. Please join us on Sunday, June 24th for a float down the river celebration where we can relax together and … Continue 

    • Vaishaka Day

      “Just as when the Buddha was born the devas bathed him, just so with pure divine water we are bathed.” That is the verse we recite when we take turns symbolically washing an image of the Buddha.   This is to celebrate the Buddhas birth – which is also celebrating our own birth as all beings … Continue 

    • Empowered Feminine retreat at Cabot Shores

      A MEDITATION RETREAT AND CELEBRATION OF THE EMPOWERED FEMININE May 26 – 27, 2018 Cabot Shores, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia Come transform through the power of the mandala, a universal template of inner and outer wholeness. Drawing on her experience as a Tibetan Buddhist nun, who became a best-selling author and world-renowned Buddhist teacher, Tsultrim … Continue