Welcome

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

See our Getting Started page to learn about who we are and what we offer. Or meet our community and learn to meditate at our weekly Open House, Wednesdays, 6:45–9pm.


Public Meditation Schedule

Public Meditation Schedule

Open House: Wednesdays, 6:45–9pm
Sundays, 9am–12pm
Tuesdays, 7–8pm
Wednesdays, 8–9am
See our Public Meditation Schedule.


Featured Programs and Events (More »)

Tibetan Healing Yoga of Lu Jong

July 11th—July 12th

Victoria Shambhala is pleased to host this program. Lu Jong is a practical and accessible method for health and happiness that also leads to spiritual benefits. Discover how the body is a powerful vehicle for self-transformation! Open to all. Continue »

A Day with Pema, Part 1

July 25th

This daylong event will include watching the first part of the video "Smile at Fear: A Retreat with Pema Chodron". Open to all. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level I

with Dr. James Sacamano

August 8th—August 9th

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 »

A Day with Pema, Part 2

August 15th

This daylong event will include watching the second part of the video "Smile at Fear: A Retreat with Pema Chodron". Open to all. Continue »


Featured News (More »)

Beyond EffortMore Shareable Dharma

Here’s another collection of dharma-quote images from an unfolding series on the Victoria Shambhala Centre’s Facebook. Each image is designed to give a good bang for the buck by presenting a small gem of timeless wisdom in an attractive—and shareable—package. Continue »