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Be Inspired



These classes are ideal for everyone and there is no need for prior knowledge or experience to join in.


Develop a consistent practice and accelerate your spiritual growth with our special courses.


Take a break from your daily routine with a blissful retreat to deepen your experience of mental peace.

Upcoming Events

to Inspire Your Life

Healing Anxiety

Library Talk and 5-Part Series starting Jan 19

Find freedom from anxious thoughts

and experience inner peace and stability. 

Healing Meditations

Saturdays, Jan 20, 27, Feb 3, 10am-12pm

3-Part Course: Meditations for transforming suffering and

growing spiritually from our experiences of pain.

Training in Concentration

Sundays, Feb 17, 23, Mar 3, 10am-12pm

3-Part Course: Learn to develop inner peace through virtuous

concentration that you can maintain throughout the day.

How to Heal Anxiety

5-Part Saturday Series

with  Debbi Jones

Sat Jan  26, Feb 2, 9, 16

10.00am -11:15am

Healing Meditations

3-part Course

with Gen Kelsang Zopa

Sun Jan 20, 27, Feb 3


Training in Concentration

3-part Course

with Gen Kelsang Zopa

Sun Feb 17, 23, Mar 3


Introduction to Meditation

Half-Day Course

with Rae Supeene

Sat March 2


Festivals and Celebrations

Kadampa Buddhism Worldwide


Advice for a Happy Life and Empowerment of Buddha Shakyamuni

with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab Downtown Vancouver – Library Conference Centre | March 8-10


Empowerment of Je Tsongkhapa with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

Empowerment of the Wisdom Protector Dorje Shugden with Gen-la Kelsang Jampa


The Festival will be held in the new Temple for World Peace at International Kadampa Retreat Center (IKRC) Grand Canyon Arizona  September 27 to October 3, 2019.

Booking now open

Visit Our Centre

Everyone is welcome!

A Place for Everyone

Bodhichitta Buddhist Centre is a non-profit organization established to help everyone find inner peace and lasting happiness.

Our Teachers

Our experienced meditation teachers are trained to offer a wide range of classes for all levels of interest and experience.

Buddhist Book Shop

Everything you need to explore Buddha’s wisdom for this modern world: books, meditation cd’s, cushions and Buddhist art.


Browse our schedule of upcoming events at Bodhichtta Centre

This Week
  • Offering to the Spiritual Guide
    Fri, January 25   9:30 am11:00 am
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  • Noon Meditation
    Fri, January 25   12:15 pm12:45 pm
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  • Saturday Series: Healing Anxiety
    Sat, January 26   10:00 am11:15 am
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  • UVic Class
    Sat, January 26   10:00 am12:00 pm
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  • Quick Path
    Tue, January 29   9:00 am10:30 am
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  • Noon Meditation
    Tue, January 29   12:15 pm12:45 pm
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  • Afternoon Drop In Meditation Class
    Tue, January 29   1:30 pm2:30 pm
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  • Bookstore & Office Open
    Tue, January 29   2:45 pm4:15 pm
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  • Wishfulfilling Jewel Chanted Prayers
    Tue, January 29   4:30 pm5:30 pm
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  • Teacher Training Program
    Tue, January 29   6:00 pm8:30 pm
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Next Week
  • Saturday Series: Healing Anxiety
    Sat, February 2   10:00 am11:15 am
    See more details

  • UVic Class
    Sat, February 2   10:00 am12:00 pm
    See more details

Monthly Calendar

View the monthly program of events and find out what’s on at the Centre.

Where to Begin

Read more about where to begin and how to start a meditation practice.

Group Prayers

Group prayers are an important and beautiful component of training in a spiritual life.

Our Address

970 Blanshard Street, Victoria  BC Canada

Phone Number


Bodhichitta Buddhist Centre