Weekly Dharma Gathering – Thursday Night Intro Talks (Eagle Rock)

Thursdays (7:30pm – 9 pm) Eagle Rock Center

Drop in the Center on any Thursday night. Programs start at 7:30pm – no reservations necessary! All Thursday night programs are open to the public, and free (donations gratefully accepted). Please join us!


shambhala los angelesIntroductory Dharma Talks

Senior students of the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will offer a series of individual talks on a variety of dharma topics.

Why meditate?Learn to Meditate

Curious about how to meditate? Need a refresher? Drop in and meet one of the Shambhala Center’s meditation instructors for an evening of meditation instruction, practice and Q&A. All are welcome!

Pema-ChodronTeachers of the Lineage Tape Night

Good nourishment!  We are delighted to invite you to a monthly feast of practice and study with the teachings of our lineage. Each evening will feature a short guided meditation, a video teaching, and a discussion period. Beginners are encouraged to attend.

Evenings with Pema

July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30 

Good nourishment!  In honor of Pema Chodron’s birthday, during the month of July we are delighted to invite you to a feast of video talks given by Ani Pema to celebrate this beloved teacher of our lineage. Each of these evenings will feature a short guided meditation, viewing of a video talk, with time for discussion afterwards.  Beginners as well as those with an established practice are welcome to attend.

Pema Chödrön is a Buddhist nun and Acharya or “Senior Teacher” in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. She is widely known for her down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences.

Pema’s teachers include the Venerable Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, and Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche.

Ani Pema is the resident teacher at Gampo Abbey in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, which is the first Tibetan monastery for Westerners. She is the author of numerous books, including: The Wisdom of No Escape, Start Where You Are, When Things Fall Apart, The Places that Scare You, No Time to Lose, How to Meditate, and Practicing Peace in Times of War.

shambhala-artBONUS Thursdays

Every so often, we encounter a month with five Thursday evenings. We will use those extra evenings to offer talks on topics which are relevant to both beginners and experienced practioners. All are welcome!

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