Programs for SoCal & Southwest USA Region

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center

Fearlessness in Everyday Life - VIA ZOOM

with Muffie Noble-Power & Mark Curtin

July 2nd—July 30th

Fearlessness In Everyday Life follows Joy in Everyday Life in the Way of Shambhala class series. Continue »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

White Tara Practice (via Zoom)

with Shastri Ruth Wallen

July 5th—July 26th

White Tara is a compassion practice involving visualization and mantra recitation that helps to soothe the suffering of beings and promote health and long life. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Training Sacred Path: DRALA [Online]

with Shastri Marcia Henry-Fink

July 11th—July 12th

Through exploring the depth of perception, we engage the elemental and magical strength inherent in the world. The principle of drala refers to the sacred energy and power that exist when we step beyond aggression. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Sunday Morning Public Sitting - [Online]

July 12th

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles will hold public meditation online on Zoom on Sunday mornings. Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Wednesday Night Public Sitting - [Online]

July 15th

Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Before I Die: The Natural Process of Dying [Online]

July 18th

Each month we explore our relationship to various aspects of death and dying through discussions of specific topics presented by guest speakers. Continue »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Midsummer's Day Picnic

July 18th

Every year on or near the solstice and equinox Shambhalians celebrate the changing of the seasons. Please join us for the annual Midsummer Day Picnic. The location is to be determined. Please watch for updates. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Sunday Morning Public Sitting [Online]

July 19th

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles will hold public meditation online on Zoom on Sunday mornings. Please feel free to join us online at whatever time suits you and stay as long as you wish. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Turning Our Minds To The Dharma: A Class on Contemplating the Four Reminders [Online]

with Acharya Emily Bower & Shastri Joel Wachbrit

July 21st—August 25th

This six-week course will present traditional teachings that are essential to Buddhist thought, and that illuminate how we could all enjoy our life much more. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Training Weekend Retreat V: Open Sky [Online]

with Shastri David Stone

July 24th—July 26th

Open to graduates of Shambhala Training IV. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Stitch Circle - [Online]

with Linda Miller

July 25th

Connecting to our senses and each other stitch by stitch.  Slowing down with contemplative practice as the thread that links hand and heart. For Stitchers and Non-Stitchers. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Waking Up White Book Group [Online]

August 2nd

The Waking Up White Book Study Group is for anyone who identifies as white who wants to learn more about the realities of racism and the unintended impacts of white privilege. Continue »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Sexual Harm, Trauma, and the Healing Journey (Discussion Group)

August 9th—August 30th

A dialogue on understanding the depth and pervasiveness of sexual abuse in modern society, the nature, and stages of trauma, and ways to move toward a healthier and safer community. Continue »

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center

Birth of the Warrior (Shambhala Training Level II) ONLINE

with Shastri Joel Wachbrit

August 22nd—September 5th

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

Birth of a Warrior - Shambhala Training Level II [Online] [Phoenix]

with Shastri Joel Wachbrit

August 22nd—September 5th

By opening to our own genuineness and tenderness, we learn how to work with fear to cultivate the willingness to see our deep-seated habits and defenses. Continue »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Online Acharya Talks: Foundations for Freedom - Course 2 Q&A

August 23rd

In the spirit of “returning to square one”–a favorite expression of the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa, a group of Acharyas were inspired to offer to the community an in-depth study of the foundational Buddhist teachings of the Hinayana. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Waking Up White Book Group [Online]

September 6th

The Waking Up White Book Study Group is for anyone who identifies as white who wants to learn more about the realities of racism and the unintended impacts of white privilege. Continue »

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center

Three Lords of Materialism

with Acharya Melissa Moore

September 12th—September 26th

This 3-part online series dives into essential teachings from Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche on working with the personal and societal trend of materialism. Continue »