Noel McLellan

Noel McLellan is a senior teacher in the Shambhala tradition. He has been practicing meditation for over 30 years and has trained in Kyudo, Zen archery, and other contemplative practices. Noel is a middle and high-school teacher at the Shambhala School in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he is the Dean of Mindfulness and Culture. He is the author of Teaching With Bravery: Meditation and Heart Advice for Teachers  ( ). Noel lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia with his two children, Gabriel and Esmé.

Upcoming Programs by Noel McLellan

ONLINE • Summer Seminar I: Discovering the Path of Liberation

Also Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

June 16–30, 2021

This first track of Summer Seminar, “Discovering the Path of Liberation” focuses on the Hinayana or foundational teachings, the first phase of the Buddha’s teachings. We will study the life of the Buddha and trace his foundational insights into the nature of mind and emotions, patterns of karma, and the path to overcome suffering. These […]

ONLINE • Summer Seminar I: Discovering the Path of Liberation, and II: Living Wisdom and Compassion

Also Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown, Holly Gayley and Gelong Loden Nyima

June 16–July 15, 2021

The single focus of the Buddha’s teachings was showing living beings the path of liberation from suffering and reconnecting with our natural state of freedom. The profundity and sophistication with which the Buddha expressed this journey have given his teachings a timeless relevance, as deeply needed as ever as we grapple with the challenges of […]