Buddhist center located in Santa Monica, CA from the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The Buddhist center provides meditation classes, weekly group meditation practice and hosts Buddhist teachings by visiting lamas.
Meditation and Introduction to Buddhism Classes
Weekly Meditation Classes are on Mondays at 6.30pm, Thursdays at 6.30pm and on Sundays at 9am. All are welcome and instruction is provided. Buddhism classes are Saturdays at 9am, check page for details.
Learn Buddhist Meditation
Discover the power of mind with meditation classes and study groups
Sakya Buddhist Center offers a full program of events and classes, for people new to Buddhism up to experienced meditators. Please visit our pages for the full listing of weekly meditation classes, buddhist thought classes and upcoming teachings
His Holiness the Sakya Trichen Visit to Santa Monica – July 29th
March 11, 2018 7:35 pm
His Holiness the Sakya Trichen, the 41st head of the Sakya Order of Tibetan Buddhism came to bestow his belssings and teachings in Santa Monica on Sunday July 29th. His Holiness gave a full day program of teachings, starting with the Parting of the Four Attachments and the initiation of White Saraswati in the afternoon…
His Holiness Sakya Trizin: Visit to Santa Monica May 11th
March 3, 2018 6:22 pm
Sakya Buddhist Center is delighted and honored to announce that His Holiness 42nd Sakya Trizin, the head of the Sakya School of Tibetan Buddhism, visited the center in Santa Monica on May 11th 2018. His Holiness came to to bless the center in the morning and in the afternoon gave the Initiation of Guru Rinpoche.…
The Summer course at Sakya Changlochen Ling in France recently finished. In the first week Lama Jampa Thaye taught the final part of Sonam Tsemo’s ‘General Presentation of the Tantra Sets’ and Ngawang Lekpa’s ‘Nectar of the Fortunate’, as well as giving the initiation of Sakya Pandita. At the start of the second week Lama Jampa gave the initiation…