Open year round. Choose between a beautiful chalet, a magical yurt, a treetop or tranquility dome, cozy lodge room, or a campsite. Cabot Shores is the perfect base camp to explore Cape Breton and the Cabot Trial. But first, explore our great packages.
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. […]
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 […]
Saturday, February 21, 2015 Experience the Full View of Yoga and Dharma Relative to Us Join us for a day retreat with SEAN DROHAN, host of EASTLINK TVs “the path of yoga”! This will be a day of making the Indo-Tibetan essences, teachings, and practices, Culturally Relative to us. This is a non-academic view, practice, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Pema Chodron’s Practicing Peace Birthday Retreat – The 2nd Annual Practicing Peace Birthday Retreat
Where – With a group at Cabot Shores, Cape Breton Island
When – Sunday, July 14, 10:00am-4pm
Cost – Free, donations gratefully accepted; a portion of donations will go to the Pema Chodron Foundation, another portion will go to the Good Health Festival Society, and a portion will cover costs.
Please join us for this the 2nd Annual Birthday Retreat to Practice Peace with Pema. Wherever you are, either with friends or by yourself, take some time on this day to join thousands of others around the […]
In March, Paul and Barbara were fortunate to be invited to take part in Shedra, or monastic college, at Gampo Abbey. For two weeks we traveled to Gampo Abbey several times a week. The journey itself, a drive on the Cabot Trail through the Cape Breton Highland National Park in winter is spectacular.
More than once, we observed a moose (the same one, we believe) in almost the same location, calmly chewing and regarding us with interest.
Gampo Abbey, North America’s only Tibetan monastery for Western students, is located off the Cabot Trail, high above the Gulf of St.Lawrence.
Under the […]