Westside Meditation Center

Westside Shambhala Meditation Center in Mar Vista, LA

Address: 3877A Grand View Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066  |  View Google Map

Phone: 310-390-9009

See also our meetup group: meetup.com/Shambhala-Meditation-MarVista


 

DIRECTIONS: The Westside Center is situated behind 3871 Grandview. The entrance is through the alley between “Under the Sea” and “GreenCoast Hydroponics”, which is directly across the street from “STOCK Building Supply”.

PLEASE NOTE: On Sunday’s a Farmer’s Market cuts off access to Grand View from Venice Boulevard, so please come from the south via Washington Place.

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A great place to learn to meditate and a very warm and friendly Community.  I have been coming here since the Westside Shambhala space first opened and have steadily become more active as it has grown.Very thankful for this Community and space and invite everyone to come down and join us.  Beginners are welcome!

– Jason (more Yelp reviews)

 


Special Meditation Programs at Westside Center

(Westside) WAY OF SHAMBHALA: Joy in Everyday Life

June 17th—July 8th - Date postponed or cancelled

This course expands the meditation experience by cultivating the noble-heart of the mahayana teachings, opening the path to the virtue and celebration of compassion. Continue »

(Westside) Talk - Pema Night

with Stanley Weiser

June 28th

Weekly Dharma Gathering - Drop in the Westside Center on any Wednesday night. The evening features meditation instruction, a short period of meditation and refreshments. All are welcome - newcomers as well as seasoned meditators. Continue »

(Westside) Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice

July 8th

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness of ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

One-day Retreat: THE ART OF BEING HUMAN - Shambhala Training I (Westside)

with Shastri Marcy Fink

July 22nd

This special one-day meditation retreat explores how to reawaken our hearts and minds to our own fundamental goodness and the sacredness of life. OPEN TO ALL! Continue »

Meditation: Making Friends With Yourself (Westside)

July 29th

Meditation: Making Friends With Yourself is a two-hour introduction to basic “peacefulabiding” meditation practice in the Shambhala tradition to cultivate more stability, clarity, and strength of mind. Continue »

(Westside) Members Night

with Sharon Owyang

July 30th

These quarterly Members Nights are open to all Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles Members. Continue »

(Westside) Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice

August 6th

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness of ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

(Westside) Arranging Flowers as Meditation in Action: An Ikebana Workshop

with Elayne Rail

August 12th

Open to all -- no prerequisites -- but register early. Space is limited. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 10th Continue »

(Westside) Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice

September 7th

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness of ourselves, society and the world. Continue »

(Westside) RIGDEN: Unconditional Confidence and Enlightened Leadership

with Acharya Susan Skjei

October 27th—October 29th

This culmination of the Way of Shambhala I series explores the principle of enlightened leadership as symbolized by the Rigden, the gentle, compassionate, fearless, and wise ruler of Shambhala. Continue »

(Westside) Shambhala Sadhana Community Practice

November 4th

This intimate monthly group practice session held at the time of the full moon is open to all members of Shambhala and their families, and helps us connect to the basic goodness of ourselves, society and the world. Continue »


Weekly Meditation Programs at Westside Center


MONDAYS: Young Meditators Group (7.30 – 9pm) 


 TUESDAYS: Yoga (7:30 – 9pm), Heart of Recovery Meditation Group  (7:30 – 9pm, Gesar Room at Westside Center). 


 WEDNESDAYS: Weekly Dharma Gathering  (7:30 – 9pm) 


 SUNDAYS: Open Meditation Sitting, (9am – noon and 3pm – 5pm)  No sitting on the afternoon of March 16th.

 

Monthly Meditation Programs


Second Saturday of the month: Creativity Lab (11am – 1pm)


 Full moon of each month, Sundays: Sadhana of Mahamudra (11am to 12pm)

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