Harvest of Peace Celebration 2017

On September 24, Cabot Shores hosted an annual Shambhala Harvest of Peace holiday. People from across Cape Breton and beyond, gathered to witness two people taking refuge vows with Acharya Moh Hardin. This was followed by a joyful Lhasang (smoke) ceremony, intended to bring blessings down onto the gathering, the land, the island and beyond.  …

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Harvest of Peace Celebration

  You are invited to celebrate the coming equinox  and ongoing harvest at Cabot Shores as part of the Harvest of Peace festival on Sunday, September 24th, sponsored by the Good Health Festival Society and the Sydney Shambhala meditation group. The Sydney Shambhala Meditation group is holding a traditional “Harvest Of Peace” here at Cabot Shores.  It …

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Gampo Abbey Turns 30

Thirty years ago, in March of 1984, Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche founded Gampo Abbey, a place where Westerners can practice Shambhala Buddhism in a monastic setting. And it’s going strong still. On a blustery morning, after an overnight snowfall, we set out on the long drive to the other side of Cape Breton Island to join …

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Tour the Sacred Shambhala Sites on Cape Breton Island

  Have you always wanted to visit Gampo Abbey  or Kalapa Valley but don’t know how to get there and/or need a guide? This tour may be of particular interest to people doing Shambhala retreats at Dorje Denmaling near Tatamagouche or visiting Halifax. Cabot Shores is the ideal place to begin a tour of  Kalapa …

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