Welcome

The Victoria Shambhala Meditation Centre is part of Shambhala International, which includes over 150 centres worldwide dedicated to providing space for meditation, Buddhist studies, contemplative arts and community.

The vision of Shambhala recognizes the basic goodness of all people and seeks to support that goodness in every aspect of daily life.

We welcome you to check out our many programs and classes, and regular Wednesday Night Open House where you can get meditation instruction or just come to sit.
Open House events are free to the public, donations welcome.

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 »

Featured Programs

Wednesday Open House Online

April 1st—August 26th

Join us online Wednesday evenings for open meditation, meditation instruction and a dharma talk. All are welcome, Continue »

Sunday Morning Sitting Online

April 5th—August 30th

Join us for meditation and Maitri practice in an online format. Open to everyone, Just click on the link below to join the online meeting from your device. Continue »

Medicine Buddha & the Five Wisdoms Online

with Dr. James Sacamano

May 11th—September 14th

Here we will explore how the practice of Medicine Buddha and working with the Five Wisdom Energies work with each other to help us turn obstacles into path Continue »