Open Public Sitting Hours
Public Sitting in Eagle Rock
Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles in Eagle Rock is open for public meditation Sunday through Friday. 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|
|“Rush Hour” public meditation Monday-Friday||on hiatus|
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||9:00am – 12:00pm|
|Wednesday public sitting||7:00pm – 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.
A book discussion group based on Sakyong Mipham’s newest publication The Shambhala Principle: Discovering Humanity’s Hidden Treasure, meets at the Center on Tuesday evenings from 7-9:30pm. The first meeting is Tuesday, October 8. Additional meetings will continue through May 2014. More information is available on the CLP website: http://www.goodhappens.org/events/shambhala-principle-discovering-humanitys-hidden-treasure-ages-16-over-2013-10-08
Participants can join the discussion at any time, attending all discussions is not required. Previous experience with meditation is helpful but not a requirement.
Center For Living Peace
4139 Campus Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
Chapman University Shambhala Sitting Meditation Group
|Tuesday public sitting||7:30pm – 9:00pm|
Join us for free meditation instruction and group sitting meditation on the Chapman University Campus!
We practice sitting meditation together most Tuesday evenings 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 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.
IMPORTANT: Please check this page regularly to confirm there will be sitting meditation, as the space is not available every Tuesday.
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 call or email for address and directions
805-272-8636 / email@example.com