Shambhala is based on trust in human dignity. We offer a path of meditation practice, contemplative arts and social engagement oriented towards modern life. With three Shambhala Meditation Centers in LA, come and explore our diverse meditation programs, designed to help people of all traditions discover their inherent wisdom and clarity with gentleness and humor.

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

Weekly Meditation Schedule   |   Monthly Calendar


 

Meditation Retreat

Weekend Retreat, Level 1 – “The Art of Being Human” on Dec. 2-3 (Eagle Rock)

Los Angeles Meditation Retreat - Art of Being Human - Level 1 at Shambhala Meditation Center in Eagle Rock


Meditation Programs

Dharma Talk - Gently Quieting the Inner Critic (Westside)

with Shastri Marcy Fink

November 22nd

Weekly Dharma Gathering - Drop in the Westside Center on any Wednesday night. The evening features meditation instruction, a short period of meditation and refreshments. All are welcome — newcomers as well as seasoned meditators. Continue »

Thanksgiving Potluck and Social (Eagle Rock)

November 23rd

Good food, good company, and good conversation! Bring something to share for a Thanksgiving Potluck Lunch at Shambhala. We’ll enjoy a meal together at noon and have time for playing board games, relaxing on the couch, and sharing gratitude. Continue »

Dharma Talk - Opening the Vulnerable Heart (Westside)

November 29th

Weekly Dharma Gathering - Drop in the Westside Center on any Wednesday night. The evening features meditation instruction, a short period of meditation and refreshments. All are welcome — newcomers as well as seasoned meditators. Continue »

From our Blog

  • Shambhala Los Angeles Meditation Center

    Meditation: Finding Contentment in Everyday Life

    Contentment in Everyday Life is the first class in Shambhala Training, a complete path of weekly classes and weekend retreats that provides a comprehensive overview of mindfulness and contemplative meditation techniques. Read a blog post, by meditation teacher Lodro Rinzler, on the meaning of contentment and what this course is about.




 

“Best Meditation Retreat in Los Angeles, CA”

Rated #1 on Yelp

 

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

Looking for a Meditation Class in LA?

Why haven’t I been here sooner? Shambhala Los Angeles have plenty of meditation classes and events throughout the week and they have monthly meditation groups that really encourage a sense of fellowship and community. I can see myself going back you’re on a regular basis because anything to help people center themselves feel better about how their mind works is a good thing, no matter where you are in life. Go check it out.

Tony

 

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shambhala in the news

“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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