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

New to Shambhala?

Getting Started

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

Public Meditation

Public Meditation Schedule

Open House: Wednesdays, 6:45–9pm
Sundays, 9am–12pm
Tuesdays, 7–8pm
Wednesdays, 8–9am
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Featured Programs (More »)

Shambhala Meditation: Proclaiming Basic Goodness

February 5th—February 6th

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche offers the transmission for Shambhala Meditation, an intimate practice that is simple and profound. Open to all. Continue »

Ikebana Afternoon

with Lee White

February 7th

This informal gathering is an introduction and orientation for anyone interested in learning about and/or assisting with flower arranging at the Victoria Shambhala Centre. Open to all. Continue »

Shambhala Day 2016 - Year of the Fire Monkey

February 9th

Celebration of Tibetan New Year or Losar Continue »

Shambhala Day Tapas Party

February 13th

Celebration of Shambhala Day Continue »

Featured News (More »)

Enlightened Society VoicesIs Enlightened Society Possible?

February 2nd

Watch what students at Al Akhawayn University in Morocco said when Richard Reoch, President Emeritus of Shambhala, asked them what an enlightened society would be like. Continue »