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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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 - Meditation in Everyday Life

with Hamish Tucker

March 12th—April 9th

This course is designed to provide participants with the introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in daily life. Mindfulness meditation practice can bring greater stability, strength, and clarity. Open to all. Continue »

Ikebana Part 1: Joining Heaven and Earth

with Lee White & Pyx Sutherland

March 29th

Ikebana is the Japanese Art of flower arranging 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. 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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Shambhala Day Broadcast 2015Shambhala Day 2015 Videos

In case you missed any of the videos from this year’s Shambhala Day (February 19, 2015) or would like to watch any of them again, here they are. Continue »