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Richmond Hill Shambhala Meditation group - Weekly Meetup
Is this the year you want to start to meditate? Do you have questions or find it difficult meditating on your own? We offer free meditation instruction once a week on Sunday evenings in a warm and friendly environment. No need to register ahead of time, just show up! Meditation sitting is from 7:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., and then we have tea and optional discussion which runs to about 8:45 p.m. For a longer practice the room is quiet from 7:00 p.m. ***the RSVP's are never correct since we have people coming regularly that have heard of us in different ways. Location: 120 Newkirk Road, Unit 12, southwest corner of Newkirk Rd. and Crosby Ave. Free parking. We are in the CATA Centre. Cost: No specific fee is set. We accept donations to cover our rent. Shambhala is a non-profit organization that also supports worthy worldly causes. If you would like to join as an official Shambhala member you will get an annual tax receipt. Inquire about membership at any time.

CATA (Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Arts)

120 Newkirk Road, Unit 12 · Richmond Hill, ON

What we're about

This is a short video segment that Rogers did on the Shambhala Centre of Mississauga perhaps it'd be helpful for you to get an idea of what this group is about:

The Richmond Hill Shambhala Meditation Group is committed to bringing the simple practice of meditation to people. We are part of Shambhala International - a world wide community of over 200 meditation centres. We provide meditation instruction, classes, programs and opportunities to practice meditation.

We offer free Meditation instruction Sunday nights at 7:15, Group meditation followed by optional tea and discussion.

The Way of Shambhala is the core path of study offered by our group. It is open to people from all religious backgrounds or no religious background, and requires no commitment to Buddhism. The understanding and practices that we teach within Shambhala are human wisdom, and reflect something basic about the human situation, beyond specific cultures, nationalities or religions.

Students are introduced to the teachings in the context of an ongoing meditation practice. The courses and programs we offer are designed to stabilize and strengthen our meditation, and clarify our understanding of the teachings. Course activities such as group discussion, and contemplative exercises allow us to connect to the teachings at an experiential level, and find ways to integrate the path of meditation, wisdom and compassion into our daily lives. We encourage everyone to examine and question the teachings to determine how they are personally relevant.

Location: Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Arts (CATA) ( (map (

120 Newkirk Road (North of Major Mac), Unit 12, Richmond Hill, ON

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