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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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Shambhala Online

  • Contentment in Everyday Life - October 2018
    Starts 22 Oct 2018
    Contentment can be hard to find With meditation and contemplat...
  • Unconditional Healing: Finding Well-Being Through Adversity - Novem
    Starts 01 Nov 2018
    This course includes video presentations weekly readings and ...
  • Joy in Everyday Life - December 2018
    Starts 15 Dec 2018
    As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic go...
  • Basic Goodness 2: How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society - D
    Starts 15 Dec 2018
    This sixsession recorded course explores our relationships wit...
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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)

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      Harvesting Peace in Cape Breton

      Heads up everyone Cabot Shores and Paul and Barbara and Acharaya Moh Hardin will be hosting our annual community ‘harvest of peace’ on September 23. It’s funny how we think we have ‘always’ had a fall Nyida day celebration and that it ‘always’ has had food and children events and ‘always’ some group practice! well…  … Continue 

    • 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