The Victoria Shambhala Meditation 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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Getting Started

There are many ways to learn about Shambhala 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 »)

Parinirvana Day

April 5th

The anniversary of the death of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche Continue »

Community Meeting and Potluck

April 19th

We welcome members and nonmembers alike to join us for this community gathering. We'd like to let you know about the range of current Victoria Shambhala Centre offerings, and to hear your feedback and suggestions. Open to all. Continue »

Shambhala Art - An Introduction

with Charles Blackhall & Hamish Tucker

April 21st—May 19th

This course will provide an overview of the five-part Shambhala Art program. The purpose of Shambhala Art is to explore the creative process and the product we call art, from the viewpoint of a meditative discipline. Open to all. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Contentment in Everyday Life

with Cameron Crofton

April 23rd—May 21st

This course provides an exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist teachings, and meditation in action for daily life. With meditation practice, we can learn to appreciate ourselves. Open to all. Continue »

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Meditation in the City PodcastAsk Ethan Nichtern Anything

In this episode of the New York Shambhala Center’s podcast, Shastri Ethan Nichtern explains what it means to be a student of the Shambhala Buddhist tradition and opens the floor for any and all questions. Continue »