Eagle Rock

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles main center is located in Eagle Rock, CA (Northeast LA).

Address:

963 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041

Northeast corner of Figueroa St. and Colorado Blvd. Enter parking lot on Figueroa St. Get Directions

Phone: (323) 255-5472

Office hours: Mon – Fri, Noon – 3pm

 

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For those of you who are planning to fly into town for a program, we are closest to the Burbank Airport.

 

Special Programs at Eagle Rock Center

SMCLA Teaching Circle (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Pamela Bothwell & Shastri Marilyn Moore

October 21st

A kickoff event for the SMCLA Teaching Circle, a gathering of Shambhala educators to create a community of learning. Continue »

There is No Such Thing as a Relationship Expert - Talk and Book Signing (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Ethan Nichtern

October 24th

Drawing on the Dharma of pop culture, Ethan Nichtern will speak about the themes in his new book, The Dharma of the Princess Bride: What the coolest fairy tale of our time can teach us about Buddhism and relationships. Continue »

Exploring the Feminine Principle in Leadership: A Public Talk (Eagle Rock)

with Acharya Susan Skjei

October 26th

Acharya Susan Skjei leads a timely discussion on how new and different approaches to leadership are necessary during these challenging times. Open to all. Continue »

Shambhala Training HEART OF WARRIORSHIP Level II - Birth of the Warrior (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Joel Wachbrit & Lisa Oxley

October 28th—October 29th

Examine your fears and habitual patterns by training the mind to meet challenging moments with courage and confidence. Open to all those who have taken Level I. Continue »

Dharma Talk - Uniting Masculine and Feminine in this Time of Deep Change (Eagle Rock)

with Greg Lubkin

November 2nd

Weekly Dharma Gathering - Drop in the Eagle Rock Center on any Thursday night. The evening features meditation instruction, a short period of meditation and refreshments. All are welcome — newcomers as well as seasoned meditators. Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice (Eagle Rock)

November 3rd

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness in ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

Focusing the Lens: Uncovering Social Bias and Creating Vibrant Community (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Charlene Leung & Michaela McCormick

November 4th

Do you feel challenged to connect with others different from you? Do you long for a more inclusive Shambhala community? Join us for this special workshop for Shambhala members as we explore how our inherited social biases can get in the way of connectin Continue »

Shambhala Guide Training

with Acharya Emily Bower

November 9th—November 12th

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles, in conjunction with Shambhala International, is offering training in meditation instruction for students who have a strong personal practice and feel ready to help others on their meditative journeys. Continue »

Happier at Work: A Public Talk and Book Signing (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Gayle Van Gils

November 9th

Join us as we explore with Shastri Gayle Van Gils how the practices of mindfulness and love can help transform the workplace from a place of unhappiness and fear to a source of fulfillment and success. Continue »

Contemplative Creativity Lab: Meditation Whodunit!? (Eagle Rock)

with Jenny Hannah

November 11th

Exploring creativity from the open heart/mind space of meditation. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life: A 5-Week Intro Course (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Pamela Bothwell

November 14th—December 12th

Contentment is hard to find. We usually think contentment is found in things, achievements or experiences. With meditation practice, we learn to appreciate ourselves and simple human experiences. Continue »

The Lost Art of Good Conversation: Engaging with the World (Eagle Rock)

with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

November 18th

Hear Sakyong Mipham, Lodro Rinzler, Acharya Fleet Maull, and guests offer a variety of perspectives on the vision and practicalities of using conversation to benefit our own lives and the world. Continue »

(Eagle Rock) Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony

with Acharya Emily Bower

November 19th

For those practitioners interested in deepening their commitment to the buddhadharma path, the center offers an opportunity to take the Bodhisattva Vow. Continue »

(Eagle Rock) Refuge Vow Ceremony

with Acharya Emily Bower

November 19th

Taking Refuge in the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha (also known as the Precious Three Jewels), is a ceremony where one formally becomes a Buddhist. By taking refuge, we commit ourselves to freedom. Continue »

Dharma Talk - Opening the Vulnerable Heart (Eagle Rock)

with Ron Schultz

November 30th

Weekly Dharma Gathering - Drop in the Eagle Rock Center on any Thursday night. The evening features meditation instruction, a short period of meditation and refreshments. All are welcome — newcomers as well as seasoned meditators. Continue »

The Art of Being Human: Shambhala Training Level I Retreat (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Marcy Fink & Shastri Joel Wachbrit

December 2nd—December 3rd

This meditation retreat explores how to reawaken our hearts and minds to our own fundamental goodness and the sacredness of life. OPEN TO ALL! Continue »

(Eagle Rock) Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice

December 3rd

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness in ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

Community Holiday Party

December 16th

Join us for a wonderful evening of food and dancing as we celebrate community at our Eagle Rock center. Continue »

Dharma Talk - Sitting with Uncertainty (Eagle Rock)

with Carolyn Sykes

December 21st

Weekly Dharma Gathering - Drop in the Eagle Rock Center on any Thursday night. The evening features meditation instruction, a short period of meditation and refreshments. All are welcome — newcomers as well as seasoned meditators. Continue »

Choiceless Magic: A Winter City Meditation Retreat (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Sandra Ladley

December 26th—January 1st (2018)

This retreat is an intensive, week-long meditation program for new and experienced meditators interested in deepening their mindfulness-awareness. Continue »

Dharma Talk - Resilience and Empathy (Eagle Rock)

with Greg Heffron

December 28th

Weekly Dharma Gathering - Drop in the Eagle Rock Center on any Thursday night. The evening features meditation instruction, a short period of meditation and refreshments. All are welcome — newcomers as well as seasoned meditators. Continue »

(Eagle Rock) Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice

January 1st (2018)

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness in ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

 

Regular Programs at Eagle Rock Center


MONDAYS: Yoga at 7pm


TUESDAYS


WEDNESDAYS: Open Meditation Sitting (7:30 – 9:30pm), Heart of Recovery Group (7:30 – 9pm, Shotoku Room at Eagle Rock)


THURSDAYS: Weekly Dharma Gathering (7:30 – 9pm)


FRIDAYS: Open Meditation Sitting (10am – noon), Young Meditators Group (7:30 – 9pm)


SATURDAYS


SUNDAYS: Open Meditation Sitting (9am – noon)


 

 

Monthly Meditation Programs at Eagle Rock Center


First Saturday of each month, The Healing Circle (10:30am to 1:30pm)


Third Sunday of the month, Family Groups & Present Parenting (1 – 2:30pm)


Last Sunday of the month, Open House (11am to 12pm)


Full moon of each month, various datesSadhana of Mahamudra Practice (7:30pm – 9pm)



See also our ongoing programs at the Westside Center 

Featured Meditation Programs

 

 

Located near the historic rock of the Eagle, this meditation center has TONS of resources! From basic meditation instruction, classes, public meditation sessions, “present parenting” meetings,  and weekend retreat-ish programs. There’s so much being offered here. If you’re brand new to meditation, one-on-one instruction is offered on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings

– Jennifer in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles

 

 

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