Westside Shambhala

Westside Center in Mar Vista

3877A Grand View Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066 | View Google Map

PLEASE NOTE: The center is situated behind 3871 Grandview, 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.

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.

Weekly Meditation Programs

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Young Meditators Group (7.30 – 9pm): A Meditation and Discussion Group for the Twenty-Something Sangha, is an opportunity for those in their late teens to early thirties to get together for meditation and socializing. Meeting every Monday at the Westside Center, the evening will be open and relaxed, and will include a period of meditation (with instruction for those who are new), a contemplation/reading/talk/or discussion, and then time to socialize. This night is always free and open to all, at any level of experience.  This group also meet in Eagle Rock on Fridays. Learn more

Join our Meetup Group: http://meetup.com/Young-Meditators




Yoga  (7:30 pm – 9pm) $10

New class!




Weekly Dharma Gathering (Meditation in Everyday Life) 7:30 – 9pm

Join us for a weekly talk and discussion about the relationship of meditation to everyday life. Includes meditation instruction and refreshments. All are welcome; newcomers as well as seasoned practitioners.$10 suggested donation. Learn more




Open Meditation Sitting (9am – noon, and 3 – 5pm) 

Sitting practice includes short periods of walking meditation. Group discussion and/or contemplation period is from 4 – 4:30pm. There will be opportunities to discuss what comes up in our meditation practice, ask questions of trained Meditation Instructors, and to connect with other members of the Westside Community.





Creativity Lab (11am – 1pm): exploring creative processes that arises from meditative space. We are a group of art and meditation practitioners and teachers who want to play with the Dharma Art teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and to share it with others. To let go of concepts about “Art” and collaborate. Not primarily to make stuff, but to engage each other and develop a ground of mutual trust born of curiosity, willingness to be a fool, and trust in the process of coming back to the present moment. To see where it goes. Learn more

Join our meetup group here: www.meetup.com/Shambhala-Arts