Please note:

The Leadership Council of Shambhala Meditation Centers of Los Angeles has decided to extend the closure of our centers until further notice due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please check our monthly calendar for updated information on scheduled programs and activities. We ask for your patience and support as we work towards setting up online options for both practice and study. We will announce these options on as they become available.


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

The Art of Being Human - Shambhala Training Level I Online (Phoenix)

with Shastri Kim Kelso

May 23rd—June 6th

In Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence through the practice of meditation. Continue »

Finding Joy in a Time of Plague: The Path of Meditation and Compassion

with John MacAdams & Sharon Owyang

May 26th—June 23rd

During this time of pandemic and lockdowns, it may feel like joy is elusive, difficult to find. This course introduces the experience of awakening our heart and extending loving-kindness to others as a means to continuous personal inspiration and joy, no Continue »