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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

The Path of Individual Liberation

with Layth Matthews, Cheryl Sacamano, Dr. James Sacamano

January 27th—May 12th

The Path of Individual Liberation (PIL) is the first volume of the Profound Treasure of the Ocean of Dharma (PTOD) trilogy, which is an abridged version of the 13 Vajradhatu Seminaries led by The Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche between 1973 and 1986. Continue »

The Science and Spirit of Healing-A personal Tour

with Dr. James Sacamano

February 11th—June 24th

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level III

with Shastri Rebecca 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 »