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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 - Shambhala Training Level I

with Shastri Mark Hazell

October 1st—October 2nd

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to ourselves with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine and compassionate human beings. Open to all. Continue »

The Shambhala Buddhist Lineage: Vehicles to Awakening

with Rebecca Hazell

October 21st—October 23rd

Join retired Shastri Rebecca Hazell for an enlightening exploration of the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. Open to all. Continue »

Shrine Protocol Training

with Susan McConnell, Susana Mendes Duarte, Hamish Tucker

October 30th

In this meditation in action training, the roles of Timekeeper, Gatekeeper, and Hallkeeper will be explained and demonstrated. 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 »