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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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Current Programs

What is Sadhana Practice? A Study Group

with Shastri Mark Hazell & Shastri Rebecca Hazell

May 1st—June 19th

Have you ever, while taking part in the group practice of either the Shambhala Sadhana or The Sadhana of Mahamudra, wondered exactly what it is that you were doing? If you’re like most people, the answer to that question is very likely an emphatic YES! If Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Fearlessness in Everyday Life

with Layth Matthews

May 24th—June 21st

Learning to work with our anxiety, we are not blocked by fear. Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings on mind and the nature of reality, we learn to see clearly. Prerequisite: Joy in Everyday Life. Continue »

Midsummer Day, June 24

June 24th

Mid Summers Day Continue »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level III

July 6th—July 8th - Date postponed or cancelled

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 »