A Taste of Meditation
many arms, like spokes ina wheel

Everything you always wanted to know about mindfulness… Free classes for beginners and those wanting a refresher led by Claire Bowers:  Friday, Nov. 15, 10-11:30am with a followup class on Friday, Nov. 22 10-11am. It can be confusing or even intimidating to begin a new meditation practice. How do you start? Close your eyes, take […]

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Green Buddhism
Greening the earth

A workshop led by Andrew Rock, Saturday, Nov. 2nd, 9am – 3pm. In this workshop, we will rely on meditation, deep sharing & listening, collective wisdom, creative exercises and our own open-heartedness to look deeply into our grief and concern for our ailing world, and how we can practice and act to help restore harmony […]

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Opening Our Hearts

A Day of Mindfulness in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh Sunday, Sep. 29 9am – 3pm.  Please plan to come for the whole day. This is an opportunity to open our hearts more fully to the suffering in ourselves and the world to help heal and transform it with compassion.  The Day of Mindfulness […]

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2019 General Meeting

September 21st 10am-noon will be the first official General Meeting of the South Shore Buddhist Meditation Society.  Anyone who joined “the meditation centre” is a member of SSBMS. IF you wish to VOTE or RUN FOR OFFICE at the AGM in early 2020, you MUST attend THIS meeting! This will also be a meeting for […]

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Taking the Buddhist Path

An eight week series of classes based on The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma Volume 1: The Path of Individual Liberation by Chogyam Trungpa. This is a Supplementary Program  which will cover the fundamental Buddhist teachings. Dates for this class (Monday 7pm): September 9, 16, 23, 30 October 7, 21, 28 (please note […]

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Yang Family Tai Chi Class
Great Grandmaster Fu

Registration for this course is now closed! This series of 7 weekly classes will teach students the Yang family Tai Chi 8-Form Authentic Moves. From September 5th to October 17th there will be two classes per week: Thursday: 10 – 11am teaching Tuesday: 9 – 10am review only Students will be asked to commit to […]

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August Teacher of the Month

This month we offer a series of presentations concerning the distinguished teacher Thich Nhat Hanh: Aug 5:    Mindfulness to Heal and Transform Suffering Aug 12:  Thich Nhat Hanh as Poet and Calligrapher Aug 19:   Engaged Buddhism and Interbeing Aug 26:  Walk with Me documentary movie Thanks to Nancy and Andrew for organizing this! […]

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Awake Mind and Open Heart

During this weekend program at Dalhousie University, Khandro Rinpoche will teach on how we can use our innate wisdom mind to face challenges in our lives and bring benefit to others. Her talks will be based on the Lojong or Mind Training practices initially brought to Tibet from India by the great meditation master Atisha. […]

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June Teacher of the Month

We present the first Teacher of the Month:  Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Each week there will be a presentation about the teacher or his teachings: June 3:   Guest speaker Grant MacLean will talk about his book Lion’s Jaws: Chogyam Trungpa’s Epic Escape to the West June 10: Documentary about CTR’s life:  Crazy Wisdom June 17: Teachings […]

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