Programs for Atlantic Canada Region

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Social Meditation Online

April 13th—August 31st

Social meditation is a practice that creates an opportunity for people to explore being their authentic selves in a safe space with other human beings Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Practices for the Time of the Pandemic

May 18th—August 31st

The Pandemic Practices recommended by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche: Medicine Buddha and Green Tara followed by protector chants. These sessions are open to all practitioners, there are no prerequisites. Continue »

St. Margaret s Bay Shambhala Centre

Community Online Practice NEW TIME as of July 7

June 9th—July 21st

Join us for Community Online Meditation, Contemplation and Conversation. Zoom link is https//us02web.zoom.us/j/81651704591 Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Werma Feast- Online

June 30th—September 22nd

Online Werma Feast Practice open to all who have attended Rigden Abhisheka or Kalapa Assembly. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

July 5th—December 29th

The Shambhala Sadhana is a practice to celebrate basic goodness and strengthen our community and our understanding of the fundamental teachings of Shambhala. Open to all. Continue »

Sydney Cape Breton Shambhala Meditation Group

Singing the Dharma - Milarepa and more

with Kristine McCutcheon

July 7th—August 18th

Milarepa sang teachings to students who asked questions. This class will look at one song at a time and discuss and sing it. - This round is 7 classes Feel free to drop in and out but you do need to register. Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Transforming Fear with the Five Wisdoms: Live Online Course

with Irini Rockwell

July 11th—July 25th

The Five Wisdom energies are key to emotional transformation. They reveal the profundity of Buddhist psychology and the transformative power of tantra. Here's the key: your wisdom is in the darkness of your confusion. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Sunday Meditation at HSC and online

July 12th—August 30th

Weekly sitting practice for new and experienced meditators. Now returning to the Halifax Shamhala Centre Shrine room and simultaneously on Zoom Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Warrior Tuesdays: Stroke Practice - Online

July 14th—September 8th

Stroke practice for those who are qualified to do this practice. Every second Tuesday at 7:00 pm online. With Acharya Eve Rosenthal on July 14. RSVP for each Tuesday by registering on the HSC website. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Vajrayongini Feast Online

July 15th

Monthly Vajrayogini Sadhana feast practice, open to Sadhakas who have received the Vajrayogini Abhisheka. Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Exploring Shambhala Culture: Manifesting our Future

with The Druk Sakyong Wangmo, Lady Diana Mukpo

July 16th—July 20th - Date postponed or cancelled

The Druk Sakyong Wangmo, Lady Diana Mukpo invites you to a program where we will explore together the many riches in our Shambhala culture, the good the bad and the ugly. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Kurukulla Feast

July 19th

Online feast for those who are authorized for this practice Continue »

Fredericton Shambhala Centre

Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana (Course II) - The Second Noble Truth: The Origins of Suffering, Part I - The 5 Skandhas (online)

with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell & Acharya Dale Asrael

July 19th—August 30th

Join us for the second class in the Foundations for Freedom - The Hinayana. The course examines the 2nd Noble Truth, the cause of suffering, through the Five Skandhas. Everyone welcome. No prerequisites. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

July New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 20th—September 17th

Monthly Sadhana of Mahamudra for all Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Chakrasamvara Feast Online

July 29th

Monthly Chakrasamvara Sadhana feast practice open to sadhakas who have received the Chakrasamvara abhisheka Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Scorpion Seal Assembly 10R

with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

August 7th—August 18th - Date postponed or cancelled

SSA10 graduates are invited to join us at Dorje Denma Ling for a Scorpion Seal Assembly Retreat with John Rockwell. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Vajrayogini Feast

August 14th—February 6th (2021)

Monthly Vajrayogini Sadhana feast practice, open to Sadhakas who have received the Vajrayogini Abhisheka. Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Listening Mind Weekend Retreat - The Freshness of Impermanence

with Roger Guest

August 21st—August 23rd

Focusing on the simplicity of Listening Mind, we will explore techniques that allow any situation - work, play, sitting, walking, being alone or with others - to support and deepen our connection to reality, to nature, to others and to ourselves. Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Listening Mind - Deepening Presence and Connection

with Roger Guest

August 21st—August 28th

We have become slaves to the seemingly omnipresent master of our personalities: the ‘Thinking Mind’. When becoming lost in thought has become chronic, there are ways we can regain our sanity in the non-conceptual world. Continue »

Halifax Shambhala Centre

Chakrasamvara Feast

August 28th—February 22nd (2021)

Monthly Chakrasamvara Sadhana feast practice open to sadhakas who have received the Chakrasamvara abhisheka Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Mahamudra Retreat: Cultivating Stillness and Insight

with Elizabeth Callahan, Scott Wellenbach, Nancy Huszagh, Kiron Khosla

September 1st—September 30th

A month-long advanced mahamudra retreat following the text of the ninth Karmapa, Wangchuk Dorje, entitled "Pointing Out the Dharmakaya." Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Kyudo: The Way of the Bow 2020

with Sam West

September 11th—September 13th

Join us for a weekend Kyudo Intensive. "Through Kyudo one can learn to live beyond hope and fear, how to be" -Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Chöd Training & Practice: Severing Attachments to Obstacles 2020

with Kristine McCutcheon

September 25th—September 27th

Chöd literally means "cutting" -- cutting through our obscurations, cutting ego-grasping and fixation and then offering our entire being to pacify the suffering of all beings. It is also valued as a special system of spiritual healing. Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Celebrating the Vajrayana

with Acharya Christie Cashman

October 2nd—October 8th

The vajrayana teachings are renowned for providing the strongest medicine in times of the greatest confusion. Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Vajrayogini Enriching Weekend 2020

with Mark Nowakowski

October 9th—October 11th

Join us at Dorje Denma Ling for a truly enriching experience. Together we can increase all of our life, merit, prosperity, intellect, confidence, and wisdom of complete liberation. Continue »

Fredericton Shambhala Centre

Acharya Moh Hardin's Annual Fall Teaching

with Acharya Moh Hardin

October 16th—October 18th

Acharya Moh Hardin will make his annual teaching visit. The topic is TBA. The program may be in person or online, depending on causes and conditions closer to the date. Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Shambhala Meditation Weekthün 2020

with Tom Bell

October 17th—October 25th

In this week of group retreat (weekthün), we will explore Shambhala Meditation, the felt personal experience of our humanity. Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Traditional Chinese Qigong: Levels 1-3

with Acharya Suzann Duquette

October 25th—October 29th

Qigong is designed to cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through Taoist practices that integrate movement, breath, and qi, or internal energy, to promote health and longevity. Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Shamatha-Vipashyana Dathün Following the Form Taught by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

with June Crow

November 1st—December 1st

In this month of group retreat (dathün), we will explore shamatha-vipashyana meditation taught by Shakyamuni Buddha. Continue »

Dorje Denma Ling

Vajrayogini Amending the Mantra Fire Offering

with Mark Nowakowski

December 3rd—December 13th

A fire offering to correct any mistakes that we have made during the mantra recitation of sadhana practice Continue »