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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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Featured Programs

White Tara & Community Practice Day

July 14th—December 8th

Our Monthly Community gathering will begin with White Tara practice followed by a short community engagement. Prerequisites apply Continue »

White Tara: A soothing practice for difficult times

July 25th—August 22nd

 This five-week recorded course, lead by Acharya Judith Simmer Brown introduces the short daily practice of White Tara, one of the most famous bodhisattvas of compassion Continue »

Day of Meditation: Nyinthun

July 28th—October 13th

A day long meditation intensive, or Nyinthun is a great way to deepen and energize your meditation practice. Continue »

Level 1

with Layth Matthews

August 17th—August 18th

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 »

The Three Jewels

September 12th—October 17th