“In meditation we are constantly discovering who and what we are.”  – Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

shambhala meditation center mindfulness and learn to meditate programs los angeles

Explore our diverse meditation programs designed to help people of all traditions discover their inherent clarity, gentleness and humor. 

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Weekly Schedule


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Next Meditation Retreat

The Art Of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I – This special Fall meditation retreat on Sept. 9 – 10 explores how to reawaken our hearts and minds to our own fundamental goodness and the sacredness of life. Get a special discount: 2 for 1. Learn more


Meditation Programs

(Westside) The Myth of Freedom — Special Summer Video Series by Pema Chödron

July 12th—September 27th

This Summer, our Weekly Dharma Gatherings in Mar Vista will feature special video talks by Pema Chödron on "The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation," by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. They will be presented on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. Continue »

(Orange County) Being Who You Are: An Introduction to Shambhala Meditation (An Online Course)

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

August 6th—August 27th

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche presents the essence of awareness through the three gestures of Shambhala Meditation. The entire vision of Shambhala can be experienced though this simple yet profound practice. Continue »

(Eagle Rock) WAY OF SHAMBHALA: Meditation in Everyday Life -- NEW DATES

with Cynthia MacKay & Carolyn Sykes

August 8th—August 29th

Have you ever been curious about meditation? Or wished you could meditate more regularly? This course will provide an opportunity to learn and deepen one's understanding of meditation, with practical suggestions for establishing a daily sitting practice. Continue »

From our Blog

  • I Failed. Now What?

    The following personal account is written by Los Angeles Shambhala member Allison Conant. Acharya Pema Chodron is one of the most senior teachers in the Shambhala Community and I treasure her as a teacher. She doesn’t sugar coat. She can laugh at herself. She can fail and has the bravery to write a book about … Continue 


For me Shambhala is the Heart of Meditation in Los Angeles. I am very thankful for this community and invite anyone interested in meditation to discover it the same way I did.

–  Jason


Super nice and helpful people and organization! A great modern day life applicable form of meditation. 

– Miguel


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“Best Meditation Centers in Los Angeles” – CBS Los Angeles

“LA’s Best Places to Recharge Your Mind, Body, and Soul” – Los Angeles Racked


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