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:

Programs for Central Canada USA Region

Toronto Shambhala Center

COVID-19 - Update on Shambhala Centre Closure

January 1st—April 30th

To help with public health efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Shambhala Centre will be closed until further notice, starting Monday March 16th. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Online Meditation Session - Tuesday Evenings

March 17th—April 28th

Join us for an online guided meditation session offered on these Tuesdays while the Shambhala Centre is closed due to the virus pandemic. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Online Meditation Session - Wednesday Evenings

March 18th—April 29th

Join us for an online guided meditation session offered for three Wednesdays while the Shambhala Centre is closed due to the virus pandemic. All welcome. Continue »

Ottawa Shambhala Centre

Mahayana and the Bodhisattva Vow

with Bozica Costigliola

March 19th—April 9th - Date postponed or cancelled

This course introduces the approach towards and practice of committing to be a compassionate and useful person. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Online Meditation Session - Sunday Morning

March 29th—April 26th

Join us for an online guided meditation session offered while the Shambhala Centre is closed due to the virus pandemic. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Online Meditation Session - Thursday Mornings

April 2nd—April 30th

Join us for an online guided meditation session offered on Thursdays while the Shambhala Centre is closed due to the virus pandemic. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Online - Saturday Morning Dharma Study and Practice

with Heather Alinsangan

April 4th

A Saturday morning of meditation and dharma study -- online with Heather Alinsangan. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Mississauga Shambhala Centre

Saturday Morning Workshop: When Emotions Become the Enemy

with Shastri Jil Amadio

April 4th - Date postponed or cancelled

Coffee's on! Join us for this workshop where we will explore how using the energy of emotions can free of us of destructive habitual patters and wake us up further.  Continue »

Ottawa Shambhala Centre

Denma Regiment Virtual Gathering with Khenchen Naomi de Ville and Khenchen Barbara Moffat

April 5th

We've entered the Year of the Iron Mouse and the time is ripe to gather as a clan. Since the new year began, our world and lives have been altered by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the question of protection feels even more relevant and critical. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Online Wisdom in Everyday Life: Tuesday Mornings

April 7th—May 5th

The final course in the Way of Shambhala series will be offered online. This Tuesday morning course looks at the qualities of a master warrior whose vastness of mind and skills in enriching the world are fully manifested. Prerequisites apply Continue »

Centre de méditation Shambhala de Montréal

Online Meditation

with Gisèle Laberge

April 7th

With tonglen practice. Continue »

Centre de méditation Shambhala de Montréal

The Art of Being Human

with Christine Guest

April 17th—April 19th - Date postponed or cancelled

To prevent the propagation of the virus COVID-19, all activities are suspended until further notice. Continue »

Mississauga Shambhala Centre

One Day Silent Retreat

April 18th - Date postponed or cancelled

Take this opportunity to enter into the stillness of silence. It is a wonderful way to reconnect with your inner wisdom and sort out the mental chatter of daily life. Continue »

Ottawa Shambhala Centre

Practicing compassion in the face of pain

with Alexis Shotwell

April 20th—May 11th

Essential teaching on developing genuine compassion in response to pain. Continue »

Ottawa Shambhala Centre

Weekend Retreat: Making a True Move

with Acharya Arawana Hayashi

April 24th—April 26th - Date postponed or cancelled

How do we change our world, to make it more awake, more kind, more just, and more sustainable? How do we know how social change would actually look and feel? Continue »

Ottawa Shambhala Centre

Evening Presentation: Introductory Session to Making a True Move

with Acharya Arawana Hayashi

April 24th - Date postponed or cancelled

Friday evening’s presentation is both the introductory session for the weekend, and a stand alone public event for those interested in learning about social change founded in meditation, creativity and the insights of Theory U. Continue »

Mississauga Shambhala Centre

White Tara Series: A Soothing Compassion Practice for Difficult Times

with Dr. Ranjini George

April 25th

FIERCE COMPASSION & SKILFUL MEANS Learn a a simple way of connecting with the feminine energy from the Mahayana Buddhist teachings that soothes fears, calms anxiety, and heals suffering. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

The Way of Bodhisattva Workshop - Demystifying the Vajrayana

with Shastri Jil Amadio

May 9th

Join us for an exploration of the vajrayana path and it’s skillful methods for bringing us in contact with our true nature. Everyone welcome. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Vulnerable Power

with Amanda Hester

May 16th—May 17th

Join us for this weekend meditation program exploring the role mindfulness can play in understanding and combating oppression. Continue »

Ottawa Shambhala Centre

Qigong Level 4

with Sophie Leger

May 23rd—May 24th

Daoist Qigong (pronounced "chee gong") is a spiritual discipline that cultivates body and mind simultaneously. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Contentment in Everyday Life: Sunday Evenings

May 24th—June 21st

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

Toronto Shambhala Center

Taoist Qigong, Level 3

with Sophie Leger

July 11th—July 12th

Taoist qigong is a spiritual discipline that cultivates body and mind simultaneously. Prerequisite: Qigong Levels 1 & 2. Continue »

Toronto Shambhala Center

Taoist Qigong, Levels 1 & 2

with Michael Busby

September 12th—September 13th

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

Toronto Shambhala Center

Taoist Qigong, Level 4

with Sophie Leger

November 28th—November 29th

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