Program Details

WAY OF SHAMBHALA: Meditation in Everyday Life


with Bill Bothwell
August 3 / 9:00 AM - August 3 / 5:00 PM


To repeat the program: $35
Workstudy available/ no one turned away for lack of funds


Have you ever been curious about meditation? Or wished you could meditate more regularly? Designed for people living in the modern world, this course provides students with introductory tools and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life. By deepening our experience and understanding of ourselves through peaceful abiding meditation, we more fully become who we are already are with our innate stability, strength, and clarity.



This program will provide an opportunity to learn and deepen one’s understanding of meditation, with practical suggestions for establishing a sitting practice in the midst of our speedy lives. Each class will include periods of guided meditation, talks and discussion of the challenges mediators face in meditation practice.




Meditation in Everyday Life is the first course in our program The Way of Shambhala


Bill Bothwell is a senior student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, an accomplished lawyer and musician, and father to three young adults. He has studied and practiced the Shambhala and Buddhist teachings for over 35 years and has taught Shambhala Training levels for over 20 years.


Please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne, or scented products to the LA Shambhala Center as some of our participants have severe scent-related allergies.

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