Weekly Dharma Gathering

These introductory evenings are an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting, to learn about how to apply the principles of meditation to everyday life, and to meet and mingle with those interested in mindfulness meditation. 

These evenings features meditation instruction, a short period of meditation and refreshments.



Westside Center in Mar Vista (7.30pm – 9pm)

Address: 3877A Grand View Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066 (The Center is situated behind 3871 Grandview and the entrance is through the alley between “Under the Sea” and “GreenCoast Hydroponics”, which is directly across the street from “STOCK Building Supply”.



Eagle Rock Center (7:30pm – 9 pm) 

Address: 963 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041. (Northeast corner of Figueroa St. and Colorado Blvd. Enter parking lot on Figueroa St.)


No reservations necessary. $15 Suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of funds





Introductory Dharma Talks

Senior students of the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will offer a series of individual talks on a variety of dharma topics.


Learn to Meditate

Curious about how to meditate? Need a refresher? Drop in and meet one of the Shambhala Center’s meditation instructors for an evening of meditation instruction, practice and Q&A.


pema and sakyong of shambhala lineage

Pema Chödrön and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche 

Teachers of the Lineage Tape Night

A monthly feast of practice and study with the teachings of our lineage. A short guided meditation, video teaching, and a discussion period. Beginners are encouraged to attend.


Bonus Thursdays

Every so often, we encounter a month with five Thursday evenings. We will use those extra evenings to offer talks on topics which are relevant to both beginners and experienced practioners.