Ongoing Offerings and Podcasts

There are many groups that offer weekly ongoing group meditation that is open and free to the public.  No prior meditation experience required to attend.  Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request.  All are welcome.

Open Public Sitting and Classes

Margaree Area

Sundays at 2pm at Belle Cote Community Centre. contact Rebecca-Lynne

   Mahayana Study Class – Approximately every other Thursday we are studying the Profound Treasury, a collection of the Buddhist teachings of Chogyam Trungpa.  Belle Cote and Online – contact Kristine.

Tuesdays night 6pm-7:30pm room 205 of New Dawn, Nepean Street in Sydney.

Currently we are reading and discussing Ani Pema Chodron‘s Book The Places That Scare You 

All are welcome!

    Saturday 10:45 at the Y’s mens hall

Sunday 11am at the Y’s mens hall sponsored by the Contemplation Society,

Indian Brook

Daily in the summer at Cabot Shores, 9:30am – call in advance 902 929 2584.

Individual Meditation instruction available with Barbara Weinberg.

Gampo Abbey (Pleasant Bay)

    You can become a temporary monastic or do an in house or solitary retreat,


    Ask at the library for the weekly group meditation. 
    There are also periodic classes at the BOLD centre sponsored by Samadhi Ling
    Big Hill Retreats has group meditation retreats a few times a year contact Terry or Linda 


Meditation instruction is available on request for anyone who needs an introduction or a refresher.

    If you would like to get meditation instruction so you can practice on your own or have questions about your meditation.  Email Kristine and we will find a meditation instructor near you for you:)

Find how to get to our Shambhala Centre here.


Here is a sample of a dharma talk (from NYC) – How to be a super hero

Here is another  – Essentials of Shambhala teachings

Many have very conflicting feelings about the confusion around the conflict between past actions and teachings of Shambhala.  This article is one persons articulated take on that.


Nyinthun - a day of meditation

—November 17th

Nyinthun Nyi means day and Thun means meditation session. Come and join in a day of silent meditation. The day starts with a bit of an orientation and tea and then we settle in to sitting and breathing and walking and not talking and coming back to o Continue »