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


Community Events

Sadhana of Mahamudra practice (Eagle Rock)

with Darryl Burnham

June 3rd—February 23rd

The Sadhana of Mahamudra presents a vajrayana view, bringing together the devotion mahamudra of the Kagyu lineage and the crazy wisdom of the Nyingma lineage. As such, it provides a powerful touchstone for understanding our vajrayana heritage. Continue »

All Day Meditation Retreat (Eagle Rock)

with Laura Landau

February 1st

For new and experienced practitioners alike, this all-day community meditation retreat is a rare opportunity to take a real break from our usual routines to truly relax with ourselves and refresh our sense of wellbeing, goodness, and sanity. Continue »

All Day Meditation Retreat (Westside)

with Julie Larsen

February 9th

White Awake Study Group (Westside)

February 16th

The Los Angeles Shambhala White Awake Study Group is a group for anyone who identifies as white who wants to learn more about the realities of racism and the unintended impacts of white privilege so that they can consciously contribute to racial justice r Continue »

Sexual Harm, Trauma, and The Healing Journey series (Orange County)

with Shastri Marilyn Moore & Barbara Vanek

February 16th—October 18th

OC Shambhala Center is hosting a 7-part video and discussion series regarding Sexual Harm, Trauma, and The Healing Journey facilitated by Shastri Marilyn Moore and Barbara Vanek. Continue »