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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Tuesday Morning Sit

Starting on June 4th 2019 we will be conducting two consecutive half-hour sitting meditation sessions on Tuesday mornings.   These are listed in our calendar as “Simple Sit” which reflects the nature of the event. At 10:30 we will sit together while basic meditation instructions are given in a guided-meditation format.  About 10:55 we will practice […]

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Mindful Kneading
Susan's Bread

Learn to bake bread the old-fashioned way!  Susan Seltzer will offer a two-part workshop on June 1st and 2nd. On Saturday (June 1st) participants will meet in the Meditation Centre at 3:30 pm to mix the dough.   Afterward, wine and cheese will be served, and the dough will be covered and left overnight. On Sunday […]

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Grand Opening

On Sunday May 19th we will officially celebrate the opening of the all-new MBMC. The Sunday morning meditation will run from 9am till 11:15am followed by an open house to celebrate the open space.  May 19th is also Vesakha Day, the festival commemorating the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha. There will be an […]

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Regular Programs

Regular Programs will be offered every week unless explicitly canceled: one extended silent practice session of 3 hours every Sunday morning two back-to-back half-hour Tuesday morning sessions. Participants may attend one or both sessions knowing that they will not be expected to sit for too long. one Wednesday evening 1-hour sitting followed by a second […]

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Supplementary Programs

Supplementary Programs will be offered frequently, but not on a regular basis: Bonus (5th) Sunday: a one day retreat with 6-8 hours of meditation, mindful meditation hall cleanup, and a sandwich lunch Bonus (5th) Wednesday: 8pm fundraising soup supper (following regular 1 hour sitting practice) – donations appreciated! Sadhana of Mahamudra: at full and new […]

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Special Programs

Special Programs will be offered occasionally on no fixed schedule: Mindful Kneading, June 1st & 2nd – more details here Mindful Kneading, July 6th & 7th – postponed; stay tuned Green Buddhism, Nov. 2nd 2019 A Taste of Meditation, Nov. 15 & 22 2019

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