Programs for SoCal & Southwest USA Region

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

A Year of Deepening in Compassion Part I - The Four Limitless Ones, (Orange County)

with Shastri Marilyn Moore

August 25th—December 8th

The path of the Bodhisattva Warrior begins with developing loving-kindness for ourselves and expands this to others, dissolving the barriers that divide us. T Continue »

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center

Meditation in Everyday Life (NOTE DATE CHANGES)

with Lynn Vineyard & LaDawn Haglund

October 16th—November 13th

Curious about meditation? Or have you learned to meditate but you're trying to make it a regular practice? Learn tools and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Discovering our Innate Intrinsic Health: An Intro to Contemplative Psycholology

October 26th—October 27th

Karuna is the Sanskrit word meaning compassion, and Karuna Training is a compassion and meditation-based program that teaches how to work with intense emotions, improve communication, and genuinely connect with others. Continue »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

The Cultivation of Equanimity: An Introduction to Karuna Training

October 29th

This is an introductory class for people who would like to learn about and experience the fundamentals of Karuna Training and the foundations of Contemplative Psychology. Continue »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Death Cafe

November 1st

Death Cafés are a part of a global movement to provide a relaxed and nurturing setting where you can join open, honest discussions to explore the questions you may have about life, dying and grief. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

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 »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Sacred Path II: Windhorse

with Jonathan Barbieri

November 2nd—November 3rd

This program, the second in the Sacred Path series, teaches a practice to bring about skillful and heartfelt social engagement, enabling the warrior to go forward in the midst of whatever challenges occur. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Oath Ceremony and Luncheon for Mr. James Murphy (Orange County)

November 3rd

Please join us for this special occasion as we welcome Mr. James Murphy as the new center coordinator for Orange County Shambhala and formally retire former center coordinator Sepi Tabai. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

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 Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Qigong Level 4 (Eagle Rock)

with Eva Wong

November 9th—November 10th

If you¹ve completed Qigong Levels 1 - 3, please join us for Qigong Level 4 with Eva Wong! Continue »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Kalapa Ikebana: Late Autumn Series

with Donna West

November 9th—December 7th

The basic purpose of ikebana is opening to and expressing the sacredness, natural harmony and order of the world. By arranging greenery, flowers, container and water, we can express this connection beautifully and simply with a sense of elegance. Continue »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

November 12th

This hour long practice of chanting and meditation is simple and quite powerful in its direct approach to basic goodness. The Sakyong composed this practice to deepen our personal and social connection with basic goodness. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

RIGDEN: Unconditional Confidence and Enlightened Leadership (Eagle Rock)

with Acharya Emily Bower

November 16th—November 17th

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

All Day Meditation Retreat (Eagle Rock)

November 30th

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Introduction to Meditation on the Westside

December 4th

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

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center

Birth of the Warrior (Shambhala Training Level II)

with Muffie Noble-Power

December 13th—December 15th

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior builds on the foundation of the meditation practice that was introduced in Level I and explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world we live in. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Winter Meditation Retreat: A Shambhala Weekthün (Eagle Rock)

December 26th—January 1st (2020)

This retreat is an intensive, week-long meditation program for new and experienced meditators interested in deepening their mindfulness-awareness. Join us for the whole week or sign up for a day or two. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Art Intensive 2020: All Five Parts

with Debra Dysart, Anne Saitzyk, Steve Saitzyk

January 3rd—January 8th (2020)

Shambhala Art is about how we create and view each moment, our environments, and the artistry of life itself. Seeing through our own projections, biases, strategies and conditioning, it is possible to see clearly and directly. We call that “Square One,” a Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Art Parts 4 and 5 Teacher Training

with Steve Saitzyk

January 5th—January 8th (2020)

Vajrayana students currently authorized as Parts 1 - 3 teachers or assistants (and existing 4 - 5 teachers) are warmly welcomed to this training. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Guide Training

with Shastri Marcia Henry-Fink, Shastri Marilyn Moore, Shastri Joel Wachbrit

February 6th—February 9th (2020)

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Qigong Level 5 (Eagle Rock)

with Eva Wong

March 7th—March 8th (2020)

If you¹ve completed Qigong Levels 1 - 4, please join us for Qigong Level 5 with Eva Wong! Continue »