The Victoria Shambhala Centre is part of Shambhala, a global community 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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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 - What Is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality

with Shastri Maria Stella, Silas Rosenblatt, John Cowan

January 22nd—March 5th

This course asks the question, "What is real?" and focuses on a study of the phenomenal world. It emphasizes core Buddhist teachings and is oriented toward experiencing the world as sacred. Open to all. Continue »

Mamos Chants

February 9th—February 17th

Open to all, these pre-Shambhala Day practice sessions are meant to purify the karmic accumulation of personal, social and environmental chaos at year's end. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level III

with Hamish Tucker

February 13th—February 15th

Examining our habitual tendencies, we begin to look at our willingness to experience our life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness. Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level II. Continue »

Shambhala Day Community Celebration

February 19th

We welcome everyone to join us for Shambhala Day, one of the most important traditions of Shambhala. Shambhala Day is based on the traditional Tibetan New Year's celebration of Losar, and this year it marks the beginning of the Year of the Wood Sheep. Continue »

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CourageConnecting for Good

Whatever you think of the Internet, smartphones, and other modern communications technology, it’s hard to overstate their power and impact on our world. Continue »