The Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre is part of Shambhala, a global community of people dedicated to recognizing the innate goodness of all and revealing that goodness in every area of personal and societal life. Join us in celebrating this journey of discovery.

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Getting Started

See our Getting Started page to learn about who we are and what we offer. Or meet our community and learn to meditate at our weekly Open House, Wednesdays, 6:45–9pm.

Public Meditation Schedule

Public Meditation Schedule

Open House: Wednesdays, 6:45–9pm
Sundays, 9am–12pm
Tuesdays, 7–8pm
Wednesdays, 8–9am
See our Public Meditation Schedule.

Featured Programs and Events (More »)

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level I

with Dr. James Sacamano

August 8th—August 9th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Open to all. Continue »

A Day with Pema, Part 2

August 15th

This daylong event will include watching the second part of the video "Smile at Fear: A Retreat with Pema Chodron". Open to all. Continue »

Work Party

August 21st—August 23rd

Mike Lenz, Centre Environment Team Head, is on a serious recruiting drive. Please mark your calendars and the contact him. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Meditation in Everyday Life

with Cameron Crofton

September 10th—October 8th

This course is designed to provide participants with the introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in daily life. Mindfulness meditation practice can bring greater stability, strength, and clarity. Open to all. Continue »

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Ziji Collective FacesUpdate on Ziji Collective

The Ziji Collective is a global network of young people inspired by the Shambhala view of basic goodness, and dedicated to creating a society grounded in that view. Find out what they’re up to. Continue »