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:

A Year of Deepening in Compassion: Part 3 Emptiness and Absolute Bodhicitta REGISTRATION CLOSED

July 28th—October 6th

Hear many of our most learned teachers, and gather together with students at our Meditation Centre to practice and contemplate the Mahayana Buddhist teachings. No prerequisites, all are welcome. Continue »

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 »

Book Group: Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

September 10th—October 15th

Join our 6-week Book Group! We are led by a meditation instructor in an open discussion about the book, with tea and cookies provided. We meet every Tuesday evening 6:30pm - 8:30pm for six weeks. No need for any preparation, we'll read together. Continue »

Harvest of Peace

September 22nd

All are welcome for meditation, community meeting, and celebration lunch! Continue »

Shambhala Retreat Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Shastri Jil Amadio

September 28th—September 29th

This 2 day Retreat explores how our habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. By opening to our own genuineness and tenderness, we learn how to work with fear. Prerequisite Shambhala Retreat Level I Continue »

Saturday Morning Workshop:

with Shastri Jil Amadio

October 5th

TOPIC TO BE ANNOUNCED... Coffee's on! Shastri Jil Amadio will offer teachings, practical advice and inspiration to support you as you explore the richness and challenge of meditation practice. Continue »

Saturday Morning Workshop:

with Shastri Jil Amadio

November 2nd

Saturday Morning Workshop:

with Shastri Jil Amadio

December 7th