Welcome

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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.

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

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 »

Way of Shambhala - Shambhala Training Level I

May 18th—May 19th

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 »

Way of Shambhala - Meditation in Everyday Life

May 23rd—June 20th

The Meditation in Everyday Life course is designed to provide participants with the introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in daily life. Open to all. Continue »

Maitri Five Wisdoms

with Acharya Richard John

June 7th—June 9th

This weekend program is an experiential exploration of Buddhist psychology. Open to all. Continue »

Level 1

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 »