Classes and Retreats

Are you searching for a way to deepen your meditation practice and use mindfulness skills in everyday life?  

Guidance on joining meditation and daily life – The workaday world is where the rubber meets the road. Getting the tools to meet life’s ups and downs with a strong, flexible mind and an open heart is another potential benefit of our many practical classes and retreats.

Guidance on the path of practice and study – Shambhala Mississauga presents many opportunities for students to deepen their meditation practice and study—public meditation sessions, weeknight classes, weekend programs, and retreats.

Here are the Programs currently being offered at Shambhala Mississauga:

Sunday Morning Open Group Sitting Meditation plus Free Meditation Instruction

August 4th—December 29th

Join us for one hour of sitting meditation followed by tea and an informal group discussion related to meditation. All are welcome! Continue »

Lojong and Compassionate Engagement

October 20th—January 19th (2020)

No prerequisites! Explore the famous teachings on Lojong. Rather than seeing the unwanted aspects of life as obstacles, they can be viewed as the raw material necessary for awakening genuine compassion. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Open Group Sitting Meditation plus Free Meditation Instruction

November 20th—December 25th

Join us for one hour of sitting meditation followed by tea and cookies. All are welcome! Continue »

Saturday Morning Workshop: Demystifying Vajrayana Buddhism

with Shastri Jil Amadio

December 7th - Date postponed or cancelled

Maybe you have heard about Vajrayana and wonder what it is all about? Join us to learn more about this type of Buddhism. Continue »

A New Year - A New Perspective!

with Shastri Jil Amadio

January 11th (2020)

"The Art of Being Human".ONE DAY MEDITATION RETREAT A great way to start the New Year! Drop your attachment to how things “should” be, and begin to truly appreciate things as they are. Continue »