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

Emptiness and the Heart Sutra: Teachings of the Buddha in the Second Turning of the Wheel [Online]

with Jonathan Barbieri & Joel Wachbrit

April 6th—May 15th

This program will focus on Shunyata and the discovery of emptiness as taught by the Buddha in the Heart Sutra—perhaps the single most important text of all schools of Mahayana Buddhism. Continue »

The Bodhisattva’s Gift: Empty Heart and Full Exchange [Online]

with John Rockwell

May 2nd—May 23rd

In this online course, we will practice mahamudra meditation on space awareness and the compassionate exchange of tonglen, taking in suffering and radiating out warmth. Continue »

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

May 5th

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

Contemplative Creativity Lab: Journaling as Practice [Online]

with Yuichi Handa

May 8th

Journaling can be a place where fresh new perspectives and understandings arise, drawing us closer to our hearts and to what truly matters to us. Continue »

Dying Well: A Book & Community Conversation [Online]

with Richard Reoch & Ron Schultz

May 8th

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 »

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

May 9th

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 »

Sadhana of Mahamudra: Monthly Community Practice [Online]

with Darryl Burnham

May 11th—December 4th

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

Wednesday Evening Meditation - [Online]

May 12th

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

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

May 16th

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]

May 19th

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

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

May 23rd

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]

May 26th

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

Sunday Morning Meditation [Online]

May 30th

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 »

Slow Handwriting - A Contemplative Practice

with Barbara Bash

June 12th

Our handwriting is a form of artistic expression that is accessible, unique and reflective of who we are in this moment. Drop in to this close at hand visual voice and discover the creative self. 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 »

Before I Die: Monthly Discussion [Online]

July 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]

August 21st

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]

September 18th

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]

October 16th

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]

November 20th

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]

December 18th

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