Programs

Fearless Female Warrior Series: White Tara

with Shastri Jil Amadio & Harald Dienes

March 23rd

Join us for this one-day retreat on White Tara who is known in Tibet as “She Who Liberates”—a compassionate bodhisattva who delivers us from fear and protects us from harm so we may help others. Continue »

Contemplative Photography: Looking and Seeing

with John McQuade

March 30th—March 31st

Join us for this weekend workshop introducing the practice of contemplative photography. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Open Mic Poetry & Performance

April 3rd

Come and share your poetry, read a poem that has inspired or affected you in a positive way, tell a story, sing a song, or just come to listen. Everyone welcome Continue »

Learn to Meditate

April 6th

This half-day program introduces beginners, and those wanting a refresher, to the practice of meditation. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Sunday Morning Breakfast and Meditation

April 7th

Join us this Sunday morning for a light breakfast and opportunity to deepen your meditation practice. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life: Sunday Evenings

April 7th—May 5th

Join us for this five-week, Sunday evening course introducing meditation and how we can apply it in our everyday life. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Reading Circle: Making Friends with Death

April 10th—May 15th

Join us on all or any of these Wednesday evenings for a reading circle on Making Friends with Death by Judith Lief. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Awake through Everyday Life: Meditation and Contemplative Arts

with John McQuade

April 13th—April 14th

Join us for this weekend workshop, exploring how we can wake up on the spot in our everyday life. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life: Tuesday Mornings

April 16th—May 14th

This five-week, Tuesday morning course is the third in the Way of Shambhala series. It introduces practical methods to develop ongoing kindness toward ourselves and others. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Together Now, as We Are: Creating Vibrant and Just Community

with Acharya Charlene Leung, Shastri Trinley Busby, Shastri Jil Amadio

April 27th—April 28th

Join us for this Great Lakes Region Community Retreat exploring creating vibrant and just community. Continue »

Absolute Photography as Modern Art

with John McQuade

May 4th—May 5th

Join us for this weekend workshop exploring the connection between contemplative photography and modern, abstract art. Prerequisites apply. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

May 4th

This half-day program introduces beginners, and those wanting a refresher, to the practice of meditation. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Mississauga: Saturday Morning Workshops

with Shastri Jil Amadio

May 4th—May 18th

Join us at the Mississauga Shambhala Centre for upcoming Saturday morning workshops led by senior Shambhala teacher Shastri Jil Amadio. Continue »

Sunday Morning Breakfast and Meditation

May 5th

Join us this Sunday morning for a light breakfast and opportunity to deepen your meditation practice. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life: Sunday Evenings

May 19th—June 16th

In this five-week, Sunday evening course, we deepen our meditation experience through the cultivation of contentment and simplicity. Open to all. Continue »

Feel Human Again: Shambhala Training, Level I

with Shastri Jil Amadio

May 25th

Join us for this one-day meditation retreat exploring our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Shambhala Guide Training

with Shastri Jil Amadio

June 7th—June 9th

Students who have a strong personal meditation practice and feel inspired and ready to help others on their meditative journeys are invited to apply for Shambhala Guide Training. Continue »

Taoist Qigong, Level 4

with Sophie Leger

June 15th—June 16th

Taoist qigong is a spiritual discipline that cultivates body and mind simultaneously. Prerequisite: Level 3 Continue »

Summer Shambhala Meditation Retreat

with Tom Bell & Victoria Hagens

August 12th—August 18th

Join us for this week-long, city retreat focusing on the stages of Shambhala Meditation and the Buddhist view of how to meditate. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Taoist Qigong, Levels 1 & 2

with Sophie Leger

September 28th—September 29th

Learn how to energetically strengthen both body and mind through Qigong. Open to all. Continue »

Taoist Qigong, Level 5

with Sophie Leger

November 30th—December 1st

Graduates of Qigong Level 4 are invited to Qigong Level 5. Continue »