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. We welcome you to join us in celebrating this journey of discovery.



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There are many ways to learn about Shambhala and start taking advantage of our centre’s offerings. See the Getting Started page.


Public Meditation

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

Featured Programs and Events (More »)

Way of Shambhala - Joy in Everyday Life

with Mark Hazell & Susan McConnell

April 10th—May 15th

As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic goodness, we can begin to discover the confidence and personal energy to go forward on the journey. Open to all. Continue »

Joy, the Heart of Ikebana

with Lee White

May 3rd

Everyone is welcome to join Lee White for this afternoon workshop on the Japanese art of flower arranging. Continue »

The Shambhala Principle

with Acharya Richard John

May 9th—May 11th

This public talk and weekend program are an excellent opportunity to develop your meditation practice, align it with the realities of daily life, and help create an awake human society. Open to all who have received meditation instruction in Shambhala. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level IV

May 23rd—May 25th

Trusting further in basic goodness and daring to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level III. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Meditation in Everyday Life

June 12th—July 10th

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 »

Featured News (More »)

ShunyataNew Offering from Shambhala Archives

To commemorate this year’s Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche Parinirvana Day, the Shambhala Archives recently released a video featuring Trungpa Rinpoche teaching the view of emptiness. Continue »