Radiating the Great Eastern Sun

with John Rockwell & Eve Rosenthal & Barbara Bash & Basia Solarz

August 19th—August 26th

We are so fortunate to have encountered the Shambhala teachings in this lifetime. Given the remarkable challenges facing the world, there is no better moment to embody and radiate the Great Eastern Sun in our heart. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Weekthun

August 26th—September 3rd

Retreat is a potent way to deepen in the practice of meditation. In this week of group retreat (weekthün), we will explore Shambhala Meditation, the felt personal experience of our humanity. This program will also include gentle physical activity, talks, Continue »

Family Get-Away at DDL

September 2nd—September 4th

Join us to enjoy a weekend with your family at Dorje Denma Ling -- the perfect end to a glorious summer. It's also a great time to reconnect before the children go back to school, and you'll still have Labour Day Monday to rest. Continue »

Kyudo: The Way of the Bow 2022

with John D West

September 9th—September 11th

Join us for a weekend Kyudo Intensive. This program is open to both new and experienced Kyudo students. "Through Kyudo one can learn to live beyond hope and fear, how to be" -Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche This program will be taught by Sam West, 'Somo' of Koza Continue »

Embodied Listening®

with Hope Martin

September 16th—September 18th

Embodied Listening® offers a way to move through blockages, challenges and uncertainty by tuning into your most reliable source for guidance — the wisdom of your body. Continue »

Please read our Covid-19 Policy before visiting DDL.

If  you are traveling from another province or country, you will need to follow the Covid Travel Guidelines for both the Canadian and Nova  Scotia levels of government. You can review those detailed guidelines here.

Staff Openings

You would be a great Program Liaison if you are a good coordinator of details, and prefer to be out and about rather than sitting at a desk all day. If that sounds like you, go here for more detail.

You would be a fantastic Kitchen Manager if you love to plan and prepare well-balanced meals and prefer shopping at farmers markets. If that sounds like you, go here for more detail.

We found our perfect Guest Services Coordinator!


Sun Camp 2022

Shambhala Sun Camp is an outdoor, sleep-away summer camp for children ages 10-16. Campers leave behind television, video games, and other kinds of urban entertainment in exchange for the simplicity of living in a tent in nature. Visit the Sun Camp Website for details.


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