Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles has several locations for meditation practice in Southern California:


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Eagle Rock Shambhala Center (Main Location)

SMCLA’s main seat is located in Eagle Rock, California

963 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041

Northeast corner of Figueroa St. and Colorado Blvd. Enter parking lot on Figueroa St.  View map

For those of you who are planning to fly into town for a program, we are closest to the Burbank Airport.

Ongoing Meditation Programs >

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Westside Shambhala Center (Mar Vista)

3877A Grand View Blvd, Mar Vista, CA 90066 | View map

PLEASE NOTE: The Westside Center is situated behind 3871 Grandview. The entrance is through the alley between “Under the Sea” and “GreenCoast Hydroponics”, which is directly across the street from “STOCK Building Supply”.

On Sunday’s a Farmer’s Market cuts off access to Grand View from Venice Boulevard, so please come from the south via Washington Place. Here is a link to the neighborhood.


Additionally, meditation groups meet in Orange County and Ventura County:


Orange County Shambhala Meditation Groups

The Center for Living Peace

4139 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA 92612 | Click here for directions

Sunday mornings, 9am to 12pm and Wednesday evenings, 7pm to 9:30pm

The Center for Living Peace, in partnership with the Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles, offers group meditation instruction twice a week during the first half-hour of each public sitting. Please feel welcome to drop by any Sunday morning, 9am to 12pm or Wednesday evening, 7pm to 9:30pm excluding public holidays.


Chapman University

1 University Dr, Orange, CA 92866
Tuesday evenings from 7:30 – 9 pm

Join us for free meditation instruction and group sitting meditation on the Chapman University Campus. We practice sitting meditation together most Tuesday evenings from 7:30 – 9pm at the Fish Interfaith Center in Wilkinson Founders Chapel (the small chapel room adjacent to Wallace All Faiths Chapel). First timers and beginners are welcome!

We begin with meditation instruction for the first half hour, and then practice meditation together, which will be followed by a brief reading, and then a discussion group and socializing for those who wish to stay.

IMPORTANT: Please check this page regularly to confirm there will be sitting meditation, as the space is not available every Tuesday.



Carpinteria Shambhala Meditation Group

Public Meditation Sitting: Mondays, 6 – 6:45pm

Location: Carpinteria Salt Marsh amphitheatre, entrance from Ash and Sandyland.

Silent meditation in the Marsh with others is magical!


Public Meditation Sitting: Wednesdays, 10:30-12:15

Location: Carpinteria Woman’s Club, 1059 Vallecito Road.

We begin each session with a brief standing yoga, have a reading or a brief short talk, then alternate sitting and walking-mindfulness-awareness meditation, concluding with a short discussion and snacks.

For more information, contact Robert or Anne at lehfras1@gmail.com or 805-861–8858



Ojai Valley Shambhala Meditation Group

Ojai Valley Shambhala Meditation Group at the Amara Healing Center of Ojai. Follow our facebook page here.

Ojai Valley Shambhala Meditation Group

Public sitting on Sundays from  9am – 10:30am

Location: Amara Healing Center of Ojai, 215 Church Street, Ojai, CA.

Our Sunday practice includes sitting and walking meditation, an energetic and gentle Yoga sequence,  and a short reading.

For more information, contact Tony or Nina at info@ovshambhala.org or call 805 798-2330.

We also have ongoing classes from the “In Everyday Life Series.”  Please check our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/OjaiValleyShambhalaMeditationGroup