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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
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Current Programs

Course on the Medicine Buddha

with Walter Quan & Linda Ross

March 11th—April 1st

Calling Forth the Inner Health of Body, Mind, Spirit and Life Itself Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level III

with Elisabeth Hazell

March 29th—March 31st

Examining our habitual tendencies, we begin to look at our willingness to experience life without relying on the cocoon. We begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness. Prerequisite: Shambhala Training Level II. Continue »

Choosing Love: Engaged Buddhism in times of crisis and conflict

with Acharya Susan Chapman

April 19th—April 21st

I’ve decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Meditation in Everyday Life

May 23rd—June 20th

The Meditation in Everyday Life course is designed to provide participants with the introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in daily life. Open to all. Continue »