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 

Shambhala Social Action LA

Social Action LA

Following the Sakyong’s View that all aspects of society are gateways to manifesting Enlightened Society, Shambhala Social Action LA is a new meditation group that will focus on non-partisan aspects in the political/social realm, supporting groups we feel are doing work in accord with Enlightened Society Principles.


Maitri Space Awareness & Karuna Training with Shastri Sandra Ladley

Upcoming weekend programs and workshops with Visiting Teacher Shastri Sandra Ladley. Open to all but are in particular for those who are interested in subjects such as psychology, activism, the art of everyday life and Vajrayana Buddhism.

BuddhaFest LA

BuddhaFest coming to LA

June 2-4, 2017: Film Premieres, Filmmakers, Special Guests, Wisdom Talks, Live MusicFilm Premieres and Live Music.

Parinirvana Reflections

Many of Shambhala holidays and observations change dates each year according to the Tibetan lunar calendar. One that doesn’t change is April 4th – the Parinirvana of Shambhala’s founder, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, a.k.a., The Dorje Dradul of Mukpo Dong. He died April 4, 1987 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. That day turned unusually cold they … Continue 

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