Westside programs

Shambhala Westside Center is located in Mar Vista and is the second meditation center in Los Angeles. Our address i 3877A Grand View Blvd., Mar Vista, CA 90066. View directions here. If new to meditation and Shambhala, we offer two introductory programs; Weekly Dharma Gathering  on Wednesdays (see below on the Dharma Talk topic) and Open Meditation Sitting on Sunday mornings (free meditation instruction available).

Autumn Equinox Community Celebration (Westside)

September 28th

Join us at Westside Shambhala for an Autumn Equinox Community Celebration. Continue »

Introduction to Meditation on the Westside

October 2nd

These evenings are appropriate for anyone wishing to learn the basics of mindfulness/awareness meditation or to refresh their existing meditation practice. Continue »

October Pema Chodron DVD Night (Westside)

October 9th

All are encouraged to attend, regardless of meditation experience or if new to meditation. These evenings feature a short period of meditation with instruction, often from Pema within the context of her talk; discussion and light refreshments. Continue »

Contemplative Creativity Lab: Mark Making (Westside)

with Joshua Northcutt

October 12th

In Meditation, the connection to the breath connects us to the present moment. In the same way, each time we make a mark we connect with the moment of now. Continue »

WAY OF SHAMBHALA: Wisdom in Everyday Life (Westside)

with Shastri Marcia Henry-Fink

November 2nd

Open to graduates of Fearlessness in Everyday Life (FIEL). Continue »

Introduction to Meditation on the Westside

November 6th

These evenings are appropriate for anyone wishing to learn the basics of mindfulness/awareness meditation or to refresh their existing meditation practice. Continue »

Shambhala Art Intensive 2020: All Five Parts (SAVE THE DATE)

January 3rd—January 7th (2020)

Save the date for this opportunity to engage the Shambhala Art program in an intensive format. Continue »