Welcome

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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Getting Started

There are many ways to learn about Shambhala worldwide and start taking advantage of the Victoria Shambhala Centre’s offerings. More »


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 »)

Way of Shambhala - Joy in Everyday Life

with Dr. James Sacamano

November 20th—December 18th

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 »

Work Party and Centre Environment Team Meeting

November 22nd

Everyone is welcome to come and help us clean and uplift the centre inside and out. Continue »

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 »

Sit-a-thon

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 »


Featured News (More »)

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 »