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The Four Foundations of Mindfulness – Mindfulness of Body, Life, Effort and Mind – are seminal instructions on the practice of mindfulness meditation. We will explore the Four Foundations as presented by the Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, from the vast and profound view of Basic Goodness.

This program is appropriate for new and experienced meditators alike. All are welcome.

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At this time, the Nova Scotia borders are closed to all provinces and countries for non-essential travel. Furthermore, Nova Scotians are being told not to travel outside of their communities but stay close to home. These restrictions will be in place until May 31, at which time they will be revised.

This notice will change as government regulations change. Check back frequently. Registration Tips

If you are coming to Dorje Denma Ling, please review the current Covid-19 health and safety guidelines before coming.

Explore the Magic: Dorje Denma Ling

Dorje Denma Ling is Canada’s only Shambhala International residential program centre. It was founded in 1992 under the auspices of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and his son and heir, the Sakyong, Mipham Rinpoche.





Help Us Weather the Storm

These are indeed challenging times. Your gifts to Dorje Denma Ling make it possible for us to caretake this place as a resource for all who seek refuge and retreat. No gift is too small.

May we continue to offer that in the years ahead!


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