Centre Resources

Bookstore

Located in the centre’s Community Room, our bookstore shelves stock the main reference books for the Way of Shambhala path of training, plus a selection of other popular Shambhala and Buddhist titles.

Library

Our library shelves (beside the bookstore) contain many books on Buddhism, meditation, spirituality and personal development. Anyone may sign out materials for up to three weeks. We gladly accept donations of books, magazines, and audio and video materials.

Suggested Reading

The Way of Shambhala “Everyday Life” course readings are suitable for people at all stages of the path.

A main reference book for Shambhala Training weekend retreats is Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, by Chögyam Trungpa.

Community Directories (and More)

Anyone with a Shambhala Account can access the following sites. To get a Shambhala Account, go to Create a Shambhala Account. Want help? See Login Help or email us at victoria.shambhala@gmail.com.

Victoria Community Room
Located on the Shambhala Network, the Victoria Community Room is a place where anyone interested in the Victoria Shambhala Centre can view a community directory, carry on discussions, and share news, views and more. For an introduction to the Shambhala Network see Get the Shambhala Network Working for You on our News Blog.

Shambhala Database
The Shambhala Database (SDB) contains your personal profile, program and staffing history, and much more. It also lets you look up other people (if their privacy settings permit). Log in to update your profile and photo, manage your subscriptions to Shambhala email lists, and see what else you can do with the SDB.

Members Resources

Any member at the Victoria Shambhala Centre with a Shambhala Account can access the following sites.
To get a Shambhala Account, go to Create a Shambhala Account. Want help? See Login Help or email us at victoria.shambhala@gmail.com.

Shambhala Members Area
The Members area on Shambhala’s central website provides access to a rich array of resources organized under several menu headings—Governance, Practice & Education, Culture & Decorum, Societal Health & Well-Being, Centre & Group Support, Help, and others. Check it out to keep up with new developments.

Victoria Shambhala Council
All members are welcome to attend monthly council meetings. Please refer to the online calendar to confirm dates, location and agenda.