Open Public Sitting Hours
Public Sitting in Eagle Rock
Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles in Eagle Rock is open for public meditation, please see our schedule below. For those new to meditation, free meditation instruction is available during our public sittings listed below. Please arrive at least a half hour before the end of the session to receive instruction and have an opportunity to practice.
The last thirty minutes of our Sunday and later Wednesday sittings include an “Introduction Circle” that provides an opportunity to get to know other meditators and also to ask questions of a meditation instructor.
|Sunday public meditation
||9:00am – noon|
|Wednesday public meditation
||7:30pm – 9:30pm|
|Friday Morning Meditation||10:00am – 12:00pm
963 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041-1705
|Sunday public sitting||9:00am – 12:00pm
3:00pm – 5:00pm
3877A Grand View Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066
The center is situated behind 3871 Grand View Blvd, next to the Neighborhood Youth Association. Parking is accessible by the driveway along the side of the building with additional parking available on the street and at the school lot next door.
The Center for Living Peace
|Sunday public sitting||9am – Noon|
|Tuesday book study group beginning October 7||7pm – 9:30pm|
|Wednesday public sitting||7pm – 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 or Wednesday evening, excluding public holidays.
The next book study group in our continuing series will focus on True Perception by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. The group meets in the library at the Center for Living Peace (CLP) beginning on Tuesday, October 7, from 7:00 to 9:30pm, and will continue to meet through May 2015. Books are available for purchase prior to each session or you are welcome to share. Drop-ins are welcome at any time. Visit the CLP website for more information.
Center For Living Peace
4139 Campus Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
Chapman University Shambhala Meditation Group
|Monday public sitting||7:30pm – 9:00pm|
Join us for free meditation instruction and group sitting meditation on the Chapman University Campus. First timers and beginners are welcome! Open sitting meditation continues each Monday throughout the school year other than school “breaks” at the Fish Interfaith Center in Wilkinson Founders Chapel (small chapel room adjacent to Wallace All Faiths Chapel).
We will 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.
Public Sitting in Carpinteria
|Monday public sitting||6:00pm to 6:45pm
Monday Public Sitting Meditation is located at the Carpinteria Salt Marsh amphitheatre, entrance from Ash and Sandyland. Silent meditation in the Marsh with others is magical!
|Wednesday public sitting||10:30am to 12:00pm|
Carpinteria Woman’s Club
1059 Vallecito Road | Map
(off Carpinteria Ave., behind Rusty’s Pizza).
There is no charge, and all are welcome. For further information, please contact Robert or Anne at firstname.lastname@example.org or 805-861-8858.
Public Sitting at the Ojai Shambhala Meditation Group
|Sunday||5:30pm – 7:00pm|
You are warmly invited to join us for meditation and discussion group in the charming Ojai Valley.
Please email or call for address and directions: Tony Winecoff <email@example.com> or 805-798-2330.