Please note:

Our meditation centers are temporarily closed to the public to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Your health and safety are important to us. We will be sending updates periodically via email. If you would like to be on our mailing list, please sign up here. You can also check our monthly calendar for updated information on online programs and activities. 

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we do our part to keep our community safe.

 

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

 

Online Programs

Turning Our Minds To The Dharma: A Class on Contemplating the Four Reminders [Online]

with Emily Bower & Shastri Joel Wachbrit

July 21st—August 25th

This six-week course will present traditional teachings that are essential to Buddhist thought, and that illuminate how we could all enjoy our life much more. Continue »

Wednesday Night Public Sitting - [Online]

August 5th

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

Contemplative Creativity Lab: Honey in the Temple [Online]

with Ladan Yalzadeh

August 8th

In this Contemplative Creativity Lab, we will explore our inherent sanity and joy by connecting with our senses and our bodies. In the footsteps of our ancestors, we will yield our thinking minds to the wisdom and life force present in our bodies. Continue »

Sunday Morning Public Sitting [Online]

August 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 »

Wednesday Night Public Sitting - [Online]

August 12th

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

Sunday Morning Public Sitting [Online]

August 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 »

Honey in the Temple (Class Series) [Online]

with Ladan Yalzadeh

August 16th—August 30th

In this workshop series, we will explore our inherent sanity and joy by connecting with our senses and our bodies. In the footsteps of our ancestors, we will yield our thinking minds to the wisdom and life force present in our bodies. Continue »

Meditation Community Practice: Sadhana of Mahamuda - [Online]

with Darryl Burnham

August 18th

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

Wednesday Night Public Sitting - [Online]

August 19th

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

Birth of a Warrior - Shambhala Training Level II [Online] [Phoenix]

with Shastri Joel Wachbrit

August 22nd—September 5th

By opening to our own genuineness and tenderness, we learn how to work with fear to cultivate the willingness to see our deep-seated habits and defenses. Continue »

Sunday Morning Public Sitting [Online]

August 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 Night Public Sitting - [Online]

August 26th

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

Sunday Morning Public Sitting [Online]

August 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 »

Waking Up White Book Group [Online]

September 6th

The Waking Up White Book Study Group is for anyone who identifies as white who wants to learn more about the realities of racism and the unintended impacts of white privilege. Continue »

Meditation Community Practice: Sadhana of Mahamuda - [Online]

with Darryl Burnham

September 17th

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