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Chokhor Duchen

Thursday July 27, 5:00 – 6:30 pm “Cho” means dharma and “khor” means turning, as in turning the wheel of dharma. This day celebrates the First Turning (first teaching) of the Wheel of Dharma. These teachings on the Four Noble Truths laid the ground for the entire Buddhist teachings and path. It is said that […]

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Open Meditation

*Most Sundays from 10:00am to 11:30am *Please check the calendar for dates and times. Sometimes known as “bare attention” or “peaceful abiding” Shamatha practice begins with chants and then alternates sitting and walking meditation.  The practice of meditation is basically a process of getting to know yourself by becoming familiar with your mind.  The Buddhist […]

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Ponlop Rinpoche in Montreal in May

May 5-7 2017,  Ponlop Rinpoche Teaches in Montreal  Nalandabodhi Montreal is very pleased to host the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche for his only public appearance in the North East this year.  He will give 4 talks on the following topic: “Seizing Every Opportunity: Being Awake with Living, Dying and Everything In-Between”, This program will be held in Montréal from May 5 to […]

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Our Community Partner: Phoenix House

Each year at this time, Nalandabodhi Halifax partners with Phoenix House to provide furnishings to equip youth to begin to live independently.  This is done in part to respond to the request by our teacher, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, to make a meaningful contribution to the wellbeing of  youth in our community. Phoenix House is an […]

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All Day Tara Retreat

Sunday Oct. 30 10:00am to 5:00pm Invoking the spirit of the female bodhisattva, Tara enables us to connect with our own heart of openness, compassion and selfless action. Tara practice helps to clear obstacles for ourselves and others.  In this all day retreat we will engage in Tara songs, mantras and meditation practices.  In the […]

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