Author Gayle Van Gils

Author Gayle Van Gils Leads “Happier at Work” Program & Talks in Los Angeles

The following is a guest post by Shastri Gayle Van Gils who will be visiting each of our Southern CA Shambhala centers in early November to sign books and share the work that she is doing to bring compassion into business. Her book, Happier at Work: The Power of Love to Transform the Workplace will … Continue 

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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 

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.

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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.