Live online mindfulness meditation classes and retreats in Tibetan Buddhism & Shambhala teachings. Join our meditation community via Zoom from anywhere in the world.

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

 

Online Programs

A Time to Go Deeper: The Unique Buddhist Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche [Online]

with Gaylon Ferguson, Carolyn Gimian, Martin Janowitz, Judy Lief

February 20th—March 20th

A collaboration between Shambhala Centers, led by senior teachers who studied with Chögyam Trungpa, this five-week program (comprising three full-day retreats and two evening meetings) focuses on Trungpa Rinpoche's Buddhist teachings. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

March 3rd

Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

A Time to Go Deeper: Core Foundational Teachings [Online]

with Gaylon Ferguson

March 6th

In the second retreat we will go deeper into where we begin, again and again. In the first presentations by the Buddha, he introduced many core teachings, particularly the Four Noble Truths. We are encouraged to realize the truth of suffering, understand Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

March 7th

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles will hold public meditation online on Zoom on Sunday mornings. Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

March 10th

Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

A Time to Go Deeper: Art in Everyday Life [Online]

with Anne Saitzyk

March 11th

You are invited to come and experience, or play with, one of Chögyam Trungpa’s favorite activities: object arranging. Drawing on the principles of Heaven, Earth and Humanity, we will explore the process of perception as the foundation of creative process. Continue »

Dying Well: Part One of a Two-Part Conversation [Online]

with Richard Reoch & Ron Schultz

March 13th

This two-part conversation will bring together a diverse group of practitioners, both within and beyond Shambhala, who help people prepare for death, care for the dying, support carers, and counsel survivors of violence. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra: Monthly Community Practice [Online]

with Darryl Burnham

March 13th—December 4th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is both a practice and a teaching on overcoming obstacles and degraded spiritual practices. Open to all! Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

March 14th

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles will hold public meditation online on Zoom on Sunday mornings. Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

March 17th

Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

A Time to Go Deeper: Community and Lineage [Online]

with Carolyn Gimian & Mikayla Sanford

March 20th

In the Buddhist tradition there are Three Jewels: the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha. This retreat will focus on the Sangha or community of practitioners. The dynamics of a group of like-minded individuals who practice meditation and study Buddhism will be ex Continue »

Before I Die: How To Be With Our Dying Pets - A Buddhist Perspective [Online]

March 20th

Each month we explore our relationship to various aspects of death and dying through discussions of specific topics presented by guest speakers. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

March 21st

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles will hold public meditation online on Zoom on Sunday mornings. Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

March 24th

Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

March 28th

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles will hold public meditation online on Zoom on Sunday mornings. Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

March 31st

Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Dying Well: Part Two of a Two-Part Conversation [Online]

with Richard Reoch & Ron Schultz

April 3rd

This two-part conversation will bring together a diverse group of practitioners, both within and beyond Shambhala, who help people prepare for death, care for the dying, support carers, and counsel survivors of violence. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart

with Shastri Iris Ramos

April 10th—April 17th

In Level IV Shambhala Training, we learn to awaken and open our hearts so we can communicate fully with the world and others. This program is offered in collaboration with the Shambhala Meditation Center of Phoenix. Continue »

Before I Die: Talking About Death [Online]

April 17th

Each month we explore our relationship to various aspects of death and dying through discussions of specific topics presented by guest speakers. Continue »

Before I Die: Monthly Discussion [Online]

May 15th

Each month we explore our relationship to various aspects of death and dying through discussions of specific topics presented by guest speakers. Continue »

Before I Die: Monthly Discussion [Online]

June 19th

Each month we explore our relationship to various aspects of death and dying through discussions of specific topics presented by guest speakers. Continue »