Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome.

Open Public Sitting Hours

Monday evenings at 6pm

Every second and fourth Tuesday at 7pm, Learn to Meditate

Wednesdays from 7-9pm, Open House (feel free to come and go at any time)

Friday mornings from 8-9am, public sitting with walking meditation half way through

The first Sunday of each month from 9am-12pm, Practitioner’s Corner

Saturday mornings from 10am – 12 noon.

Check the monthly calendar for more information.

Find how to get to our Shambhala Centre. Here is a map.



Young Meditators

July 14th—December 15th

The Vancouver Young Meditators Hangout is a meditation, mindfulness and social group for those who identify in some way as “young” – it is open to everyone but created with people in their 20s and 30s in mind. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

October 3rd—October 28th

Five Tuesday evenings introducing the view and practice of meditation as a foundation for leading a sane and healthy life in today's world Continue »

Drawing Drop-in

with Louise Phillips

November 5th

Drawing drop-in is mindful drawing practice and is open to everyone. Everyone can draw! Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

November 7th—December 5th

Learning to feel what we feel we can show up in the present moment. 5 Tuesday evenings. Open to all. Continue »

Japanese Flower Arranging Workshop

with Sally Yukawa

November 12th

Mrs. Yukawa, a senior Instructor in the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, will give instruction in 2 styles of Ikebana arrangements. Please bring container, cutting shears, needlepoint holder (kenzan) and lunch. Continue »