Life is Worth Living-Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s Shambhala Day Address

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles is delighted to post the Sakyong’s 2014 Shambhala Day Address.  This Address was on March 2nd, 2014 from Boulder, Colorado.  

SMCLA’s New Director Cynthia MacKay’s Shambhala Day Address

Please find the Shambhala Day’s address from our new Director-Cynthia MacKay. Cynthia presented her vision for Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles addressing the Los Angeles community on Shambhala Day. If this video encourages you to get involved please attend the Community Envision the Future Meeting on March 23rd.     Cynthia MacKay has been … Continue 

A Home for Orange County Shambhala

In December, the Orange County Shambhala group held a fundraiser to find a home. It was fabulous. Here is an account of the evening by James Kieran Murphy.  When not traveling the highways or attending Shambhala Meditation Center Los Angeles (SMCLA) programs, we spend our time at the Center for Living Peace. We are fortunate … Continue 

Becoming Marilyn Monroe

This blog by Los Angeles member Alice Toohey was orignially posted by The Shambhala Times. Last Summer I lived Twelve Hours as Marilyn Monroe I did this on August 4, 2013 – the 51st anniversary of Marilyn’s death. I created a bedroom, inspired by photos of her various bedrooms in a performance space in Los … Continue 

Dedication to Nelson Mandela

Sakyong begins practices for Nelson Mandela, invites Shambhala community to join. Article originally published on the Shambhala Times ( The Sakyong, Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche, has begun practices for Nelson Mandela, the historic leader who spearheaded the struggle against apartheid in South Africa and inspired the transformation of his country into the “rainbow nation.” The Sakyong … Continue