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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.

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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 »)

Way of Shambhala - What Is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality

with Martin White

May 26th—June 30th

This course asks the question, "What is real?" and focuses on a study of the phenomenal world. It emphasizes core Buddhist teachings and is oriented toward experiencing the world as sacred. Open to all. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Rigden: Unconditional Confidence

with Acharya Richard John

June 10th—June 12th

This special weekend retreat is the culmination of the "Everyday Life" and "Shambhala Training" series. Prerequisites: Wisdom in Everyday Life and Shambhala Training Level V. Continue »

Midsummer Day

June 25th

Details forthcoming. Continue »

Featured News (More »)

Shambhala Anthem à la HendrixShambhala Anthem à la Jimi Hendrix

February 24th

Karmê Chöling Garden Manager Gary Vu plays the ‪Shambhala‬ Anthem Jimi Hendrix-style in this track recorded on February 8, 2016 in celebration of the Year of the Fire Monkey. See what you think. Continue »