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 and retreats, designed to help people of all traditions discover their inherent wisdom and clarity with gentleness and humor. New to meditation? Where to start > 

“In meditation we are constantly discovering who and what we are.”  

– Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

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the sakyong and rev. angel kyodo williamsworkshop

The Sakyong Returns to Southern California!

Sunday, March 25 from 9am – 7pm

Workshop and panel discussion with Sakyong Mipham,
Rev. angel Kyodo williams and special guests

Tickets now on sale! Click here to learn more >


 

Free meditation event in Eagle Rock, March 18: “Finding Common Ground: The Practice of Good Conversation” with Acharya Emily Bower. Learn more >

 


 


Meditation Programs

Dharma Talk - Unlimited Friendliness (Westside)

with Shastri Marcy Fink

February 28th

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 »

Dharma Talk - Getting Unstuck (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Joel Wachbrit

March 1st

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

Dharma Talk - Deep Listening (Westside)

with Debra Dysart

March 14th

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

  • Tibetan New Year

    Preparing for the New Year – Dön Season & Shambhala Day

    Celebrating the new year according to the Tibetan calendar is an important event in the Shambhala community. Named “Shambhala Day” by ChögyamTrungpa Rinpoche. Here’s an explanation what it is and why we do special chants called “Mamo Chants” 10 days prior to Shambhala Day.





 

“Best Meditation Retreat in Los Angeles, CA”

Rated #1 on Yelp!: The Shambhala Meditation Center in Eagle Rock is a good location to find peace and tranquility in Los Angeles’ chaos.

 

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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If you’re curious about meditation, or would just like a refresher, I’d highly recommend Shambhala Meditation Center in LA.

–  Jennifer

 

Amazing space and great people. Really a wonderful place to explore meditation and connecting with oneself.

– Jason

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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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