Great Eastern Sun: The Shambhala Community in Nova Scotia

Buddhism in Canada Buddhist community Events Halifax Vajrayana

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, will be hosting an exhibit on the Shambhala community there. The exhibit will run until April 21st.

Here is the blurb from the museum’s website: Discover how the international headquarters of the Shambhala Buddhist community came to be established in Nova Scotia and about the traditional Tibetan teachings that inspire the community today. Learn about the contemplative practices of meditation, calligraphy and photography.

Official Public Opening on Thursday, February 23 at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Special programming, also free of charge, will accompany the exhibitions, including a community-led tour of Great Eastern Sun on Feb. 25, a mindfulness meditation workshop on March 3 and a film screening on March 14.

The museum’s winter hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information about the museum’s exhibitions and programs, visit

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