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Public sitting


9 to 10:30 a.m.

21 St. Anthony Street

(next to Save Easy)

Annapolis Royal



The Annapolis Shambhala Meditation Group, located in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, is part of an international community of meditation centres founded by and led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Our centre offers weekly public meditation and a varied curriculum of teachings from Shambhala Buddhism and other contemplative traditions. We invite you to explore our diverse programs designed to help people discover their inherent sanity, gentleness and humour.

" Extending love and compassion toward others in contemplative practice is a rehearsal for stepping beyond stinginess and self-centeredness in daily life.

Eventually our training will give us the power to flip the mind instantly by letting go of the "me plan" and considering the happiness of somebody else, whatever we’re experiencing, wherever we are."

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche


Upcoming Programs:

Love, Science and Awareness
September 13th - October 11th
Acharya Hayward trained in physics and biology and received his Doctorate in Physics from Cambridge University, England.
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The Power of Kindness
October 16th - October 17th
Kindness is not simply a social nicety. It has changed lives, changed history, and is at the root of our survival. Join the conversation. Everyone is welcome For more information: 902-532-7241 or 902-532-7189
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In case of inclement weather please contact Nancy McCabe to confirm cancellations of meditation sittings and discussion groups:


Join us for Tuesday meditation and discussion, 4:30 - 6 pm.


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Annapolis Shambhala Meditation Group
21 St Anthony St, Annapolis Royal,  NS B0S 1K0
Tel. 902 532-0834    Email:

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