May 2024 news and upcoming events

One-day retreat: June 22

We're hosting a one-day retreat on Saturday, June 22, from 9 am to 4:30 pm Atlantic Time. You can join us in person in Halifax at the Atlantic Buddhist Meditation Centre, 817 Herring Cove Road, or online at our regular Zoom link. We hope to see you there!

If you're planning to attend in person, please sign up by Wednesday, June 19, so we know how many to expect. 

A simple lunch will be served. When you sign up, please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions. We're also looking for volunteers to bring soup, bread and cookies. If you can help us out by bringing something, you can let us know when you sign up.

Founder’s Day ceremony and celebration: July 13

On Saturday, July 13, we're celebrating the one-year anniversary of our temple opening with a ceremony and celebration. Join us in person at Sensouji, or online at our regular Zoom link. 

We'll have the ceremony at 11:30 am, followed by a potluck lunch celebration. If you're planning to attend in person, please sign up so we know how many to expect.

Member survey: 3-day retreat

We’ve started planning a 3-day retreat in Nova Scotia in September 2024. Before we book a location, we want to see how many people would be interested in attending in person, and what dates work best.

You can help us with our planning by filling out this survey by Wednesday, May 15. We’ll have more information about the retreat (including carpool arrangements and a suggested donation to cover costs) after we’ve booked a location.

Halifax Unity Vesak: May 11

Thousand Harbours Zen is joining Halifax’s other Buddhist sanghas for a celebration of the Buddha’s birthday. It’s happening this coming Saturday, May 11 at 7 pm at Halifax Central Library. You can learn more on the event page: Halifax Unity Vesak.

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