Meditation in Vancouver: Welcome to Shambhala

For more than 30 years at our Heather Street location, Shambhala Vancouver, part of a worldwide community of meditators,  has introduced thousands of people to the practice of mindfulness-awareness meditation and to a transformative path of contributing to our world through fearlessness, gentleness, and wisdom.

logo shambhala flag

New to Shambhala?

Get started with personal meditation instruction from an experienced and authorized meditation instructor:
Open House Wednesday 7:00 pm.
Learn to Meditate every second and fourth Tuesday 7:00pm More →

Katie Baingbridge

Everyone Welcome

PUBLIC MEDITATION:
-Mon. 6pm – 7pm
-2nd & 4th Tues.,  Learn to Meditate, 7pm
-Wed. Open House, 7pm (+Instruction)
-Fri. morning 8am – 9am
-First Sun. of each month, Practitioner’s Corner9am – noon

HEART OF RECOVERY: Thurs. 5pm – 6pm

PROGRAMS More →

Featured Programs

Wisdom in Everyday Life

with Margaret Jones Callahan & Brian Callahan

May 25th—June 22nd

This is the fifth class in our core curriculum - The Way of Shambhala, Everyday Life Series. The series is designed to awaken us to the potential of our lives. It teaches us to live meaningfully with joy and to deepen our intelligence and compassion. Continue »

First Sunday: Practitioner's Corner

June 7th

A community gathering of practice, conversation, food and including a talk by one of Shambhala's Senior Teachers Open to all. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky

with Margaret Jones Callahan & Brian Callahan

June 12th—June 14th

Communicating gently and fearlessly we find the open clear sky of mind. Continue »

First Sunday: Practitioner's Corner

July 5th

A community gathering of practice, conversation, food and including a talk by Acharya Susan Chapman. Open to all. Continue »

Recent News

  • header81-DSC03388

    Vancouver Shambhala Centre embraces 2015

    The days between the western New Year, ushering in 2015, and the Tibetan New Year, ushering in the year of the Wood Sheep on Shambhala Day (February 19) are exciting ones in Vancouver. We are just settling in to our newly renovated old quarters on Heather St and 17th. We’ve been here for more than … Continue