Programs for SoCal & Southwest USA Region

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Muffie Noble-Power & Jane Ferguson

February 12th—March 11th

The five week Contentment in Everyday Life course is the second in a series of five weekday In Everyday Life courses to be offered in the Way of Shambhala series. Continue »

Tucson Shambhala Meditation Center

Working with Emotions

with Ms. Tere Miller

February 12th—March 11th

In this 5-week course we will explore how to work with, understand and become friends with our emotions through the practice of meditation. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Family Groups Spring Semester (Eagle Rock)

February 16th—June 21st

One Sunday afternoon a month “Present Parenting” and four age-appropriate children’s groups will meet to experience “Family Groups.” Participants will connect with others in their groups in an atmosphere that encourages each of us to trust our true natur Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Karuna Training Certificate in Contemplative Psychology

February 20th—October 7th (2021)

Two-year comprehensive training and Certificate in Contemplative Psychology. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Training Sacred Path: WINDHORSE (Westside)

with Gregory Lubkin

February 22nd—February 23rd

This Sacred Path program is an introduction to meditation practices that help the practitioner develop and "ride" internal energy or "windhorse." Continue »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Day

February 24th

Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the Tibetan New Year, and represents one of the most important celebrations in Shambhala. Please join us for practice, food, and community as we welcome in the Year of the Iron Mouse. All are warmly welcome. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Day 2020: Year of the Iron Mouse (Eagle Rock)

February 24th

Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the Tibetan New Year, and represents one of the most important celebrations in Shambhala. Please join us for practice, food, and community as we welcome in the Year of the Iron Mouse. All are warmly welcome. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Day Dinner and Celebration (Westside)

February 24th

Please join us at the Westside Shambhala Center for food, conversation and community celebrating the Lunar New Year ("Shambhala Day”/Tibetan New Year/Losar), Gather at 7pm. Dinner at 7:30pm. Dress: uplifted/celebratory. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Meditation and the Path of Contentment: A 5-Week Course (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Joel Wachbrit & Jenny Hannah

February 25th—March 24th

Contentment is hard to find. We usually think contentment is found in things, achievements or experiences. With meditation practice, we learn to appreciate ourselves and simple human experiences. Continue »

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center

Winter Residential Retreat in Yarnell

with Shastri Kim Kelso

February 28th—March 1st

Join us for a retreat in the beautiful high desert environment of Yarnell, AZ. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Kado Ikebana: Introduction to the Path of Flowers (Eagle Rock)

with Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata & Anjie Cho

February 29th

Kado is a path that incorporates Buddhist principals into the arrangement of flowers. Marcia Shibata will lead a one day workshop for first time participants. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Kado Ikebana: The Way of Flowers (Eagle Rock)

with Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata & Anjie Cho

March 1st

This is a one-day workshop for participants that have completed the introductory workshop. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Liberation in Everyday Life: Freeing Ourselves from Hope and Fear (Eagle Rock)

with Jeff Rubin

March 5th

Join us for this special Weekly Dharma Gathering talk. Open to all! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Introduction to Meditation in Eagle Rock

March 5th

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

The Art of Being Human: A Shambhala Weekend Meditation Retreat (Westside)

with Cynthia Mackay

March 7th—March 8th

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

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Training Weekend Retreat IV Awakened Heart (Orange County)

with Shastri Marilyn Moore

March 7th—March 8th

Open to graduates of Shambhala Training Level III. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Qigong Level 5 (Eagle Rock)

with Eva Wong

March 7th—March 8th

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

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Qigong Levels 1 & 2 (Westside)

with Kate Summers

March 14th—March 15th

Qigong is a centuries-old art that integrates movement, breath and intention. Don't miss this opportunity to train in one ancient, one modern lineage that have rarely been transmitted in the West. Continue »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Welcoming the Unwelcome

with Jill Giraud & Carolynn Larson-Garcia

March 17th

From the bestselling author of When things Fall Apart, an open-hearted call for human connection, compassion, and learning to love the world just as it is during these most challenging times. Continue »

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Sacred Path III: Drala (Offered Outdoors)

with Shastri Sandra Ladley & Shastri Ruth Wallen

March 20th—March 22nd

Through exploring the depth of perception, one engages 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 »

Tucson Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Shastri Joel Wachbrit

March 27th—March 29th

Build on the foundation of meditation practice that was introduced in Shambhala Level I, and explore how habitual ways of thinking, termed cocoon in Shambhala Training, obscure the raw brilliance of ourselves and the world we live in. Continue »

Phoenix Shambhala Meditation Center

The Art of Being Human, Shambhala Training Level 1

with Shastri Kim Kelso

March 27th—March 29th

In Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence through the practice of meditation. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Introduction to Meditation in Eagle Rock

April 2nd

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

San Diego Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior

with Michael Ratener

April 4th—April 5th

In Level 2, we explore how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. We learn how to work with fear and with the obstacles that may have arisen as meditation practice develops. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Training Sacred Path: DRALA (Eagle Rock)

with Shastri Marcia Henry-Fink

April 18th—April 19th

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

Introduction to Meditation in Eagle Rock

May 7th

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

Tucson Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Level III Warrior in the World

with Shastri Kim Kelso

May 8th—May 10th

Even in all its rawness, the world is workable. In Shambhala Weekend III, we’ll test the truth of this teaching—for these times—and explore the possibilities of genuine-hearted warriorship. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Shambhala Training SACRED PATH: Meek and Perky (Eagle Rock)

May 30th—May 31st

The four dignities are introduced as both path and process which describe a warrior's maturing and widening sphere of benevolent engagement in the world. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles

Introduction to Meditation in Eagle Rock

June 4th

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

Shambhala Training SACRED PATH: Outrageous and Inscrutable (Eagle Rock)

June 27th—June 28th

The final two Dignities of Shambhala refer to the extraordinary skill of a practiced warrior who is no longer afraid of making mistakes. These dignities present an unconventional and visionary perspective to benefit all beings. Continue »