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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 »)

Community Sit-a-thon

December 11th

This daylong event is an opportunity to combine meditation practice with fundraising for the Victoria Shambhala Centre and a Fernwood neighborhood feed-a-family initiative. Open to all. Continue »

Winter Solstice Children's Day

December 18th

We welcome everyone to join us in celebrating the winter solstice and children, with a potluck lunch, gift exchange and more. Continue »

Annual Winter Retreat: Appreciating Life

December 26th—January 2nd (2017)

A city weekthun, or week long practice intensive, is a unique opportunity to deepen one’s meditation practice without going far from home. Open to all. 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 »