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Be Inspired


Be Inspired

Meditation Classes, Day Courses, Retreats... for everyone!





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

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.

Introduction to Meditation

Saturday, March 2, 10am-12.30pm

The purpose of meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful 

so we can experience freedom from worries and problems. 

Transforming Relationships

Public Talk and 5-Part Series starting Mar 16

Effective methods to improve all of our relationships

with family, friends and work colleages. 

Going Beyond Uncertainty ~ Developing Non-Attachment

Tofino Retreat: Apr 26-28

How to attain lasting peace and love that goes

beyond suffering and uncertainty.

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


Transforming Relationships

Public Talk / Sat Series

Gen  Zopa & Deborah Mabee

Mar 16, 23, 30, Apr 6, 13, 20

10.00am -11.30/11.15am

Going Beyond Uncertainty

Tofino Retreat

with Gen Kelsang Zopa

Fri-Sun  Apr 26-28

Registration Opens Mar 11

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
  • Saturday Series: Healing Anxiety
    Sat, February 23   10:00 am11:15 am
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  • Concentration Series
    Sun, February 24   10:00 am12:00 pm
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  • Offering to the Spiritual Guide
    Mon, February 25   9:30 am11:00 am
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  • Noon Meditation
    Mon, February 25   12:15 pm12:45 pm
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  • Downtown Meditation Class
    Mon, February 25   7:00 pm8:15 pm
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  • Quick Path
    Tue, February 26   9:00 am10:30 am
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  • Noon Meditation
    Tue, February 26   12:15 pm12:45 pm
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  • Afternoon Drop In Meditation Class
    Tue, February 26   1:30 pm2:30 pm
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  • Bookstore & Office Open
    Tue, February 26   2:45 pm4:15 pm
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  • Wishfulfilling Jewel Chanted Prayers
    Tue, February 26   4:30 pm5:30 pm
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  • Teacher Training Program
    Tue, February 26   6:00 pm8:30 pm
    See more details

Next Week
  • Intro to Buddhist Meditation
    Sat, March 2   10:00 am12:30 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 St., Victoria  BC, Canada V8W 3E6

Phone Number


Bodhichitta Buddhist Centre