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The Victoria Shambhala Centre is part of Shambhala, a global network of people dedicated to recognizing the innate goodness of all and revealing that goodness everywhere. Join us in celebrating this journey of discovery.


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There are many ways to learn about Shambhala worldwide and start taking advantage of the Victoria Shambhala Centre’s offerings. More »


Public Meditation Schedule

Public Meditation Schedule

Open House: Wednesdays, 6:45–9pm
New: Sundays, 9am–12pm
Tuesdays, 7–8pm
New: Wednesdays, 8–9am | More »


Featured Programs and Events (More »)

Way of Shambhala - Wisdom in Everyday Life

with Layth Matthews & Dede Gaston

September 18th—October 16th

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. Participants will receive practical instructions for discovering trust and magic, even in the midst of challenge. Prerequisite: Fearlessness in Everyday Life. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Contentment in Everyday Life

with Susan McConnell & Cameron Crofton

September 25th—October 23rd

This course provides an exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist teachings, and meditation in action for daily life. With meditation practice, we can learn to appreciate ourselves. Open to all. Continue »

Harvest of Peace Community Celebration

September 27th

This year our annual Harvest of Peace celebration acknowledges the International Day of Peace, our connection to the earth, and the vision of a just, peaceful world. Enjoy an afternoon and evening in the spirit of a country fair. Everyone is welcome. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Outrageous and Inscrutable

with Rebecca Hazell

October 3rd—October 5th

The third and fourth dignities, Outrageous and Inscrutable, emphasize fruition and refer to the extraordinary skill of a practiced warrior. Prerequisite: Perky. Continue »


Featured News (More »)

The Buddha Walks into the OfficeBringing Buddhist Wisdom to Work

Wondering what to do with your life, or how to benefit others, or how to turn difficult work situations into opportunities for awakening? Lodro Rinzler’s new book—The Buddha Walks into the Office—might be for you. Continue »