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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 (More »)

Way of Shambhala - Contentment in Everyday Life

with Martin White

November 2nd—November 30th

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 »

Community Conversation; The Lost Art of Good Conversation by Sakyong Mipham

with Shastri Mark Hazell, Hamish Tucker, Susana Mendes Duarte

November 7th—December 5th

Join Shastri Mark Hazell and Centre Leaders to explore the Sakyong's new book: "The Lost Art of Good Conversation". Everyone welcome. Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level III

with Hamish Tucker

November 17th—November 19th

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 »