Welcome

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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.

New to Shambhala?

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
See our Public Meditation Schedule »

Current Programs

Way of Shambhala - Contentment in Everyday Life

with Cameron Crofton

April 12th—May 10th

This course provides an exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist teachings, and meditation in action for daily life. Open to all. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level I; The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Mark Hazell

April 21st—April 22nd

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 »

Chakrasamvara retreat

with Dede Gaston

April 23rd—April 27th

Contemplative Mind Spontaneous Brush Workshop

with Heather Midori Yamada

April 28th

Contemplative Mind Spontaneous Brush Workshop Continue »