Tibetan New Year

Preparing for the New Year – Dön Season & Shambhala Day

Celebrating the new year according to the Tibetan calendar is an important event in the Shambhala community. Named “Shambhala Day” by ChögyamTrungpa Rinpoche. Here’s an explanation what it is and why we do special chants called “Mamo Chants” 10 days prior to Shambhala Day.

On The Dorje Kasung and Pacifying the Mamos

This is a first in a series to introduce a major service organization of our Shambhala community. The organization is called the Dorje Kasung. The following is by Darryl Burnham, Kadö, the Windhorse Regiment Commander of the Dorje Kasung for the Southwest.  Dorje is a Tibetan word that means indestructible or diamond-like, and Kasung refers to … Continue 

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A Year in Review

Cheerful Year of the Wood Sheep! If you missed the day please click here to see a recording of the live address by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in Pasadena 2015

Special invitation from the Director

I hope to see you all on Shambhala Day in Eagle Rock! I have some wonderful news to share, a bit of vision for our future and lots of love and appreciation for each and every one of you.

Life is Worth Living-Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s Shambhala Day Address

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles is delighted to post the Sakyong’s 2014 Shambhala Day Address.  This Address was on March 2nd, 2014 from Boulder, Colorado.