karuna training program

Karuna Training – A contemplative practice and study in Buddhist Psychology

The Karuna Training approach to Contemplative Psychology is both a field of study and a way of life. This article explains in more detail what this program is about, how it was started and who it is for. (Next Karuna Program in Los Angeles is at the Orange County Meditation Center).

Climate Change Optimism

The morning of Saturday, September 16, over twenty people gathered at the Eagle Rock Shambhala Center for talks on an issue that affects us all — climate change. While hosted by our fledging social engagement group – Shambhala Social Action LA — the event was the idea of our indefatigable regional director, Sharon Owyang, who … Continue 

Social Action LA – A presentation on Climate Change

At Eagle Rock this Saturday morning (9/16, 10 AM – 12 PM), Shambhala Social Action LA is proud to be hosting the first of a series of informational gatherings on issues we all care about. In conjunction with this weekend’s Boulder Shambhala Conference on Climate Change, join us for a unique opportunity to examine the … Continue 

Level 1 Shambhala Teachings The Art of Being Human

Shambhala Training Level 1 – The Art of Being Human – A weekend retreat in the city

“When meditating, every time we rest, every time we follow the breathing, feel the breathing, our mind becomes stronger.”

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