We offer mindfulness meditation programs and retreats in the Tibetan Buddhist teachings, the arts, and other contemplative disciplines, as well as individual meditation instruction.

Our meditation centers in Los Angeles are homes to a vibrant, diverse community of members and friends who provide ongoing volunteer and financial support – creating a warm, genuine basis for the realizing the full potential of our authentic wisdom traditions. 

Meditation Introductory Programs in Los Angeles
Shambhala Programs and Curriculum


Way of Shambhala

Shambhala Training Sacred Path: WINDHORSE (Westside)

with Gregory Lubkin

February 22nd—February 23rd

This Sacred Path program is an introduction to meditation practices that help the practitioner develop and "ride" internal energy or "windhorse." Continue »

Meditation and the Path of Contentment: A 5-Week Course (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Joel Wachbrit & Jenny Hannah

February 25th—March 24th

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 Art of Being Human: A Shambhala Weekend Meditation Retreat (Westside)

with Cynthia Mackay

March 7th—March 8th

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 »

Shambhala Training Weekend Retreat IV Awakened Heart (Orange County)

March 7th—March 8th

Open to graduates of Shambhala Training Level III. Continue »

Shambhala Training Sacred Path: DRALA (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Marcia Henry-Fink

April 18th—April 19th

Through exploring the depth of perception, we engage the elemental and magical strength inherent in the world. The principle of drala refers to the sacred energy and power that exist when we step beyond aggression. Continue »

Shambhala Training SACRED PATH: Meek and Perky (Westside)

May 30th—May 31st

The four dignities are introduced as both path and process which describe a warrior's maturing and widening sphere of benevolent engagement in the world. Continue »

Shambhala Training SACRED PATH: Outrageous and Inscrutable (Eagle Rock)

June 27th—June 28th

The final two Dignities of Shambhala refer to the extraordinary skill of a practiced warrior who is no longer afraid of making mistakes. These dignities present an unconventional and visionary perspective to benefit all beings. Continue »