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 in every area of personal and societal life. Join us in celebrating this journey of discovery.

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Public Meditation Schedule

Public Meditation Schedule

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

Featured Programs and Events (More »)

Mindful Relationships: Touching Joy and Letting Go

with Acharya Susan Chapman

November 28th—November 29th

In this program we explore the hidden power that comes from knowing how to reconnect with each other both on a one-to-one level and as a community, in circles of trust known as "green zones". Everyone is welcome. Continue »


December 6th

Join us for this quiet day of meditation and help us furnish the Victoria Shambhala Centre's recently completed renovations and expand our offerings. Continue »

Winter Solstice-Children's Day Celebration

December 21st

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

Vehicles to Awakening: Weeklong City Retreat

with Shastri Emerita Rebecca Hazell

December 27th—January 2nd (2015)

This retreat will include short talks, discussion groups, contemplative lunches, and plenty of time to let your mind rest. Beginners and seasoned meditators alike are welcome. Continue »

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3 Tips from The Buddha Walks into the OfficeTop Tips from The Buddha Walks into the Office

In this short video, Lodro Rinzler gives three tips from The Buddha Walks into the Office: A Guide to Livelihood for a New Generation, one of his two new books. Continue »