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The Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre is part of Shambhala, a global community of people dedicated to recognizing the basic goodness of all and revealing that goodness in every area of personal and societal life. We welcome you to join us in celebrating this journey of discovery.

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Getting Started

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

Public Meditation

Public Meditation Schedule

Open House: Wednesdays, 6:45–9pm
Sundays, 9am–12pm
Tuesdays, 7–8pm
Wednesdays, 8–9am
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Current Programs

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level I

with Hamish Tucker & Shastri Rebecca Hazell

September 8th—September 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 »

Way of Shambhala - Meditation in Everyday Life

with Hamish Tucker

September 13th—October 11th

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 »

Way of the Moon: A Year of Deep Study and Practice of the Shambhala Mahayana

with Acharya Susan Chapman, Shastri Rebecca Hazell, Shastri Mark Hazell

September 25th—November 23rd (2019)

Vehicles to Awakenment: The Shambhala Buddhist Lineage

with Shastri Rebecca Hazell & Shastri Mark Hazell

October 5th—October 7th

Join Shastri Rebecca Hazell and Shastri Mark Hazell for an enlightening exploration of the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. Open to all. Continue »