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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 Day Tapas Party

February 13th

Celebration of Shambhala Day Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level II

with Dede Gaston

February 26th—February 28th

Meditation allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level I. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Joy in Everyday Life

with Layth Matthews & Silas Rosenblatt

March 3rd—March 31st

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 »

Way of Shambhala - Meditation in Everyday Life

with Cameron Crofton

April 14th—May 12th

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 »)

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 »