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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Shambhala Online

  • Contemplative Photography: Miksang Level II - June 2018
    Starts 01 Jun 2018
    This course includes six live sessions Explore your phenomenal...
  • The Five Keys to Mindful Communication - June 2018
    Starts 15 Jun 2018
    Learn how to use deep listening and mindful speech to strengthe...
  • Write Now: Contemplative Writing - June 2018
    Starts 15 Jun 2018
    This course introduces the practice of Contemplative Writing ...
  • Meditation in Everyday Life - August 2018
    Starts 15 Aug 2018
    This course provides introductory tools and teachings for worki...
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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

    • 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 

    • Milarepa Day

      Shambhala has a tradition of getting together once a year and chanting the songs of the lineage. This is called Milarepa Day because we start and end the day with the Guru Yoga practice of Milarepa. Milarepa was a teacher famed for not only their wisdom but also the fact that their instructions were sung … Continue