Ongoing Offerings

Our groups offer an array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome.

Open Public Sitting Hours

Margaree Area – Meditation in the summer is 7-8 pm on Mondays, meditation instruction is available.  Feel free to join for tea following.  Please check with Rebecca-Lynne as our use of the hall varies with summer activities

Sydney Area – Meditation is 7-8 pm on Mondays at Potential Yoga Studio – Please check with Catherine as this also changes hours in the summer

Indian Brook – daily at Cabot Shores, 9:30am – call in advance 902 929 2584. Meditation instruction available.

If you would like to get meditation instruction so you can practice on your own.  Email Kristine and we will find a meditation instructor near you.


Find how to get to our Shambhala Centre here.



Online Cushion with the Sakyong

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

October 20th—October 21st

The Sakyong will introduce his book on the Art of Conversation. We will follow up with meditation and conversation the next day. This is one of three stand alone weekends. Come to any one or all of them. Continue »

Online Cushion with the Sakyong II

November 3rd—November 4th

More to come for information call Kristine 902 580 9551 Continue »

A Day of Meditation

with Richard Haspray & Shastri Alice Haspray

November 12th

Awakened Heart Cultivating the Soft Spot of Bravery and Kindness All are welcome to participate in a day of cultivating bravery and kindness and awakening the genuine heart of compassion. The workshop will include sessions of sitting and walking medit Continue »

Online Cushion with the Sakyong III

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

November 17th—November 18th

more details to come Continue »

Teachings on the Heart Sutra

with Acharya Moh Hardin

November 24th—November 26th

Understanding the Heart Sutra at Big Hill Continue »