WOMEN’S MARCH LA 2018 MEDITATION

Reported by Jason Elias: On Saturday, January 20, 2018,  hundreds of thousands of people showed up for the Women’s March in Downtown LA (KTLA estimated 400,000). As part of that, under the guidance of Acharya Emily Bower, Shambhala Social Action spearheaded a Flash Meditation Mob along the marcher’s path. Roughly 15 of us showed up … Continue 

Harvest of Peace – our newest Nyida Day

One upon a time there was a young, incarnate Tibetan meditation master who managed to escape cultural genocide in 1959. He landed in India, studied at Oxford University and contemplated British culture for a few years. After meeting Western students while co-administering a small Buddhist monastery in Scotland, he made drastic changes to his personal … Continue 

Meditation Books and Supplies now available at our Eagle Rock Center

Physical bookstores are rare these days! Any proceeds from purchases at the Shambhala Meditation Center Bookstore go back into supporting our Center. If you’re thinking of purchasing a book, consider buying it from us first. Stop by and learn more about our offerings. We look forward to seeing you!

Land of Sunshine

I was born in L.A., and, except for two years in foggy London town, grew up here. The light in L.A. is my definition of light: warm and diffuse, clear, direct and expansive. Sometimes the light is an amazing yellow grey in the afternoon, sometimes it is clear as if invisible.

Through a Prism, Possibility: an Interview with Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

Ashe Acharya John Rockwell is one of our most experienced and realized teachers. He’s also an extremely generous and engaging gentleman. He graciously sat down with us recently on a sunny afternoon in Hollywood to talk about Los Angeles, plants, food, ecology, and what role Los Angeles might play in the larger Shambhala mandala and social transformation in general