Online Meditation & Community

Join us for meditation programs, retreats and group meditation classes online via Zoom.

Sit with a group online on Sunday mornings at 9 AM PT and Wednesday evenings 6:30 PM PT. A free guided meditation is available in the beginning of every session. We also continue livestreaming our ongoing Community Groups; Contemplative Creativity Lab, The Los Angeles Shambhala White Awake Study Group, Family & Children Groups and The Healing Circle).  Welcome!

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Our meditation center locations are temporarily closed to the public to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Your health and safety are important to us. We will be sending updates periodically via email. If you would like to be on our mailing list, please sign up here. Check our monthly calendar for updated information on online meditation programs and activities. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we do our part to keep our community safe.

Orange County Shambhala Meditation Center Closing Ceremony

Meditation Programs

A Time to Go Deeper: The Unique Buddhist Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche [Online]

with Gaylon Ferguson, Carolyn Gimian, Martin Janowitz, Judy Lief

February 20th—March 20th

A collaboration between Shambhala Centers, led by senior teachers who studied with Chögyam Trungpa, this five-week program (comprising three full-day retreats and two evening meetings) focuses on Trungpa Rinpoche's Buddhist teachings. Continue »

A Time to Go Deeper: Core Foundational Teachings [Online]

with Gaylon Ferguson

March 6th

In the second retreat we will go deeper into where we begin, again and again. In the first presentations by the Buddha, he introduced many core teachings, particularly the Four Noble Truths. We are encouraged to realize the truth of suffering, understand Continue »

A Time to Go Deeper: Art in Everyday Life [Online]

with Anne Saitzyk

March 11th

You are invited to come and experience, or play with, one of Chögyam Trungpa’s favorite activities: object arranging. Drawing on the principles of Heaven, Earth and Humanity, we will explore the process of perception as the foundation of creative process. Continue »

Contemplative Creativity Lab: The Power of Choice in Creating [Online]

with Rebekah Younger

March 13th

How we experience freedom of inspiration and spontaneity, while working with limitations, depends on what we choose. Continue »

Dying Well: Part One of a Two-Part Conversation [Online]

with Richard Reoch & Ron Schultz

March 13th

This two-part conversation will bring together a diverse group of practitioners, both within and beyond Shambhala, who help people prepare for death, care for the dying, support carers, and counsel survivors of violence. Continue »

A Time to Go Deeper: Community and Lineage [Online]

with Carolyn Gimian & Mikayla Sanford

March 20th

In the Buddhist tradition there are Three Jewels: the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha. This retreat will focus on the Sangha or community of practitioners. The dynamics of a group of like-minded individuals who practice meditation and study Buddhism will be ex Continue »