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Boulder Shambhala Center

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
September 2, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
September 2, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
September 3, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Morning Format - Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human
September 4 - 25, 2014
This fall, study the Shambhala teachings at a time that works for you. We are offering all Shambhala Training levels in the morning. In Level I: The Art of Being Human, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human
with Susan Skjei
September 5 - 7, 2014
The Friday night TALK is free and open to the public.

In Shambhala Training Level One the ancient wisdom of Shambhala comes alive in our daily existence. This first level presents the view that the world is sacred and basic goodness is our birthright.

 
Location: Boulder

THREE YANAS OF BUDDHISM: TEACHINGS OF TRUNGPA RINPOCHE
with Holly Gayley & Gaylon Ferguson & Andrew Sacamano
September 6 - November 18, 2014
This series is based on The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma by Chögyam Trunpga Rinpoche. It explores classic topics in Buddhadharma according to the three yanas or "vehicles" of Buddhism: Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana.

 
Location: Boulder

Joining Heaven and Earth in Early Autumn - A Kalapa Ikebana Course
with Alexandra Shenpen
September 6 - October 1, 2014
The contemplative art of flowers, ikebana or kado (the way of the flower), inspires us to pause and appreciate the immediacy of the seasons and our own state of mind. New students of ikebana are invited to attend this series of classes.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
September 7, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Sun Day
September 7, 2014
Everyone is invited to Shambhala Sun Day, our monthly community gathering and celebration of Shambhala teachings and culture. Be sure to stay for the food and social after the program.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Sun Day
September 7, 2014
The Boulder Shambhala Center is pleased to announce a monthly gathering for us to connect with basic goodness and celebrate our society - the Shambhala Sun Day.

 
Location: Boulder

Monday Night Open Class - Not Too Tight, Not Too Loose
with Ken Campbell
September 8, 2014
This popular drop-in class is open to anyone with an interest in exploring or engaging Shambhala and Buddhist teachings. Tonight, Ken Campbell presents a talk called "Not Too Tight, Not Too Loose."

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
September 9, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

World Affairs
with Bette Hadler
September 9, 2014
The World Affairs group meets regularly to deepen our understanding of Shambhala principles and how they can be put into practice for the health of our planet. The group is informal, open to anyone, and free.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
September 9, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
September 10, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Meditation in Everyday Life
September 11 - October 9, 2014
Meditation in Everyday Life introduces mindfulness meditation practice and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life. This program accompanies Shambhala Training Level I, but it can be taken on its own.

 
Location: Boulder

Receiving Shambhala Sadhana in Four Stages
with Janet Solyntjes
September 13, 2014
RESTRICTED TO VAJRAYANA STUDENTS Shastri Janet Solyntjes will offer all four prerequisites needed to practice the Shambhala Sadhana: the SHAMBHALA VOW, the ENLIGHTENED SOCIETY VOW, the LUNG, and the SUN TRANSMISSION.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
September 14, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Monday Night Open Class - Drive All Blames into One
with Carol Crutchlow
September 15, 2014
This popular drop-in class is open to anyone with an interest in exploring or engaging Shambhala and Buddhist teachings. Tonight, Carol Crutchlow presents a talk called "Drive All Blames Into One."

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
September 16, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
September 16, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
September 17, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Harvest of Peace
September 21, 2014
The entire Boulder Shambhala Community is invited to our annual Harvest of Peace Celebration.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
September 21, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

The Sacred World of Kyerim: A Scorpion Seal and Werma Program
with Christie Cashman
September 22 - 27, 2014
This beautiful text was written by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche in 2010, and previously was only available to Scorpion Seal practitioners, It is now being offered to all Werma Sadhana practitioners who have attended a Rigden Abhisheka.

 
Location: Boulder

Monday Night Open Class - No Additions, No Subtractions
with Jim Yensan
September 22, 2014
This popular drop-in class is open to anyone with an interest in exploring or engaging Shambhala and Buddhist teachings. Tonight, Walter Taylor presents a talk called "Remembering Who We Are."

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
September 23, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
September 23, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
September 24, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Carriage House Community Table
September 26, 2014
We have partnered with the Carriage House/Community Table and the Community Food Share to provide healthy meals on an ongoing basis for those in need. The event takes place every 4th Friday of the Month (3:30 pm - 6:45 pm, split shifts available).

 
Location: Boulder

Beginning to Meditate
September 27, 2014
This morning workshop includes an introductory talk by a senior teacher, meditation instruction and practice, group discussion, and refreshments. Meditation practice can become a part of any spiritual path. All are welcome.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
September 28, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Monday Night Open Class - Remembering Who We Are
with Walter Taylor
September 29, 2014
This popular drop-in class is open to anyone with an interest in exploring or engaging Shambhala and Buddhist teachings. Tonight, Jim Yensan presents a talk called "No Additions, No Subtractions."

 
Location: Boulder

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR ENRICHMENT SERIES
with Janet Solyntjes & Stephen Vosper
September 29 - October 27, 2014
This Assistant Director Enrichment Series is an opportunity for ADs to become up to date with the curriculum. And before training a group of new ADs, we are inviting current ADs to become familiar with the new guidelines for assistant directors.

 
Location: Boulder

Morning Format - Meditation in Everyday Life
September 30 - October 28, 2014
Meditation in Everyday Life introduces mindfulness meditation practice and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life. This program accompanies Shambhala Training Level I, but it can be taken on its own. Program happens on five Tuesday morning

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
September 30, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
September 30, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
October 1, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Sacred Path - Great Eastern Sun
October 3 - 5, 2014
Great Eastern Sun, the first program in the Sacred Path, is based on seeing that there is a natural source of radiance and brilliance in this world - which is the innate wakefulness of human beings.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
October 5, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Sun Day
October 5, 2014
The Boulder Shambhala Center is pleased to announce a monthly gathering for us to connect with basic goodness and celebrate our society - the Shambhala Sun Day.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
October 7, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
October 7, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
October 8, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Ringu Tulku - Two Talks to Tantrikas
October 8 - 15, 2014
We are delighted to announce that Ringu Tulku Rinpoche will be back again to give two talks to tantrikas. This evening is restricted to Vajrayana students.

 
Location: Boulder

Morning Format- Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior
October 9 - 30, 2014
This weekend builds on the foundation of the meditation practice introduced in Shambhala Training Level I by exploring how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. Class happens on four Thursday mornings.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior
October 10 - 12, 2014
This weekend builds on the foundation of the meditation practice introduced in Shambhala Training Level I by exploring how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Chorus
with Bill Douglas
October 11, 2014
Anyone with an interest in singing and music is invited to join the Shambhala Chorus, under the direction of Bill Douglas. Come experience basic goodness through music!

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
October 12, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
October 14, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

World Affairs
with Bette Hadler
October 14, 2014
The World Affairs group meets regularly to deepen our understanding of Shambhala principles and how they can be put into practice for the health of our planet. The group is informal, open to anyone, and free.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
October 14, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
October 15, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
October 19, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
October 21, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
October 21, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
October 22, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Contentment in Everyday Life
October 23 - November 20, 2014
Through the gentle precision of meditation practice, we can learn to appreciate ourselves and our simple, day-to-day human experiences. This class is open to everyone.

 
Location: Boulder

Carriage House Community Table
October 24, 2014
We have partnered with the Carriage House/Community Table and the Community Food Share to provide healthy meals on an ongoing basis for those in need. The event takes place every 4th Friday of the Month (3:30 pm - 6:45 pm, split shifts available).

 
Location: Boulder

Adult Rites of Passage: Awakening to the Stages of Life
with Mitchell Levy
October 24 - 26, 2014
Join us for this new program exploring how the experiences of different stages of adult life can be incorporated in the Shambhala path of awakening, The program is based upon new teachings contained in two new texts written by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World
October 24 - 26, 2014
In Shambhala Training Level III, we work in a deliberate way. We make an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated during our meditation practice into all aspects of our daily life.

 
Location: Boulder

Beginning to Meditate
October 25, 2014
This morning workshop includes an introductory talk by a senior teacher, meditation instruction and practice, group discussion, and refreshments. Meditation practice can become a part of any spiritual path. All are welcome.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Chorus
with Bill Douglas
October 25, 2014
Anyone with an interest in singing and music is invited to join the Shambhala Chorus, under the direction of Bill Douglas. Come experience basic goodness through music!

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
October 26, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
October 28, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
October 28, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
October 29, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Taking Refuge in the Three Jewels - Buddha, Dharma, Sangha
with Gaylon Ferguson
October 30 - November 13, 2014
This course provides an introduction to the Refuge Vow, and is recommended for those who wish to take the vow at the Boulder Shambhala Center in November.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Sun Day
November 2, 2014
The Boulder Shambhala Center is pleased to announce a monthly gathering for us to connect with basic goodness and celebrate our society - the Shambhala Sun Day.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
November 2, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
November 4, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
November 4, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
November 5, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human
November 7 - 9, 2014
Shambhala Training is a sequence of weekend programs suitable for anyone interested in exploring meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and our world.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Chorus
with Bill Douglas
November 8, 2014
Anyone with an interest in singing and music is invited to join the Shambhala Chorus, under the direction of Bill Douglas. Come experience basic goodness through music!

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
November 9, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Morning Format - Contentment in Everyday Life
November 11 - December 9, 2014
Through the gentle precision of meditation practice, we can learn to appreciate ourselves and our simple, day-to-day human experiences. This class is open to everyone. It will be held on five Tuesday mornings.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
November 11, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

World Affairs
with Bette Hadler
November 11, 2014
The World Affairs group meets regularly to deepen our understanding of Shambhala principles and how they can be put into practice for the health of our planet. The group is informal, open to anyone, and free.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
November 11, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
November 12, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Morning Format - Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World
November 13 - December 11, 2014
In Shambhala Training Level III, we work in a deliberate way. We make an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated during our meditation practice into all aspects of our daily life. This program will be held on four Thursday mornings.

 
Location: Boulder

Sacred Path - Windhorse
November 14 - 16, 2014
This program, the second in the Sacred Path, teaches a practice to bring about skillful and heartfelt social engagement, enabling the warrior to go forward in the midst of whatever challenges occur.

 
Location: Boulder

Refuge Vow Ceremony
November 16, 2014
The Refuge Vow is the ancient, traditional ceremony of becoming Buddhist.
"By taking the refuge vow, we commit ourselves to freedom." - Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
November 16, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
November 18, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
November 18, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
November 19, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior
November 21 - 23, 2014
This weekend builds on the foundation of the meditation practice introduced in Shambhala Training Level I by exploring how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Chorus
with Bill Douglas
November 22, 2014
Anyone with an interest in singing and music is invited to join the Shambhala Chorus, under the direction of Bill Douglas. Come experience basic goodness through music!

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
November 23, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
November 25, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
November 25, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
November 26, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Carriage House Community Table
November 28, 2014
We have partnered with the Carriage House/Community Table and the Community Food Share to provide healthy meals on an ongoing basis for those in need. The event takes place every 4th Friday of the Month (3:30 pm - 6:45 pm, split shifts available).

 
Location: Boulder

Beginning to Meditate
November 29, 2014
This morning workshop includes an introductory talk by a senior teacher, meditation instruction and practice, group discussion, and refreshments. Meditation practice can become a part of any spiritual path. All are welcome.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
November 30, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
December 2, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
December 2, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
December 3, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World
December 5 - 7, 2014
In Shambhala Training Level III, we work in a deliberate way. We make an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated during our meditation practice into all aspects of our daily life.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Sun Day
December 7, 2014
The Boulder Shambhala Center is pleased to announce a monthly gathering for us to connect with basic goodness and celebrate our society - the Shambhala Sun Day.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
December 7, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
December 9, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

World Affairs
with Bette Hadler
December 9, 2014
The World Affairs group meets regularly to deepen our understanding of Shambhala principles and how they can be put into practice for the health of our planet. The group is informal, open to anyone, and free.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
December 9, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
December 10, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Sacred Path - Drala
December 12 - 14, 2014
Drala is the third program in the Sacred Path series and introduces further warriorship practices. These practices are based on a societal vision and aspiration to help the world.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Chorus
with Bill Douglas
December 13, 2014
Anyone with an interest in singing and music is invited to join the Shambhala Chorus, under the direction of Bill Douglas. Come experience basic goodness through music!

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
December 14, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
December 16, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
December 16, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
December 17, 2014
Learn the basic technique of sitting meditation, ask questions, and deepen or reconnect with your practice.
There is no cost for this program and pre-registration is not required.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
December 21, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
December 23, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
December 23, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Carriage House Community Table
December 26, 2014
We have partnered with the Carriage House/Community Table and the Community Food Share to provide healthy meals on an ongoing basis for those in need. The event takes place every 4th Friday of the Month (3:30 pm - 6:45 pm, split shifts available).

 
Location: Boulder

Beginning to Meditate
December 27, 2014
This morning workshop includes an introductory talk by a senior teacher, meditation instruction and practice, group discussion, and refreshments. Meditation practice can become a part of any spiritual path. All are welcome.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
December 28, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
December 30, 2014
This meditation and discussion group brings together Shambhala Buddhist meditation practice with the Twelve Steps recovery programs. Meetings are anonymous and confidential.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
December 30, 2014
A gathering for people 16 to late 30's at the Boulder Shambhala Center.
For anyone curious about meditation or who want a more regular meditation practice, or anyone looking to meet interesting and open people.

 
Location: Boulder

Who Am I?: The Basic Goodness of Being Human
January 7 - February 11, 2015
In this course, we look at our experience of being “me,” our sense of self and identity. Drawing from both the buddhist psychology of “selflessness” and the Shambhala view of basic goodness, we will explore our sense of self.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human
January 9 - 11, 2015
Shambhala Training is a sequence of weekend programs suitable for anyone interested in exploring meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and our world.

 
Location: Boulder

Joy in Everyday Life
January 15 - February 12, 2015
This course expands the meditation experience by cultivating the noble heart of the mahayana teachings, opening the path to the virtue and celebration of compassion.

 
Location: Boulder

Morning Format - Joy in Everyday Life
January 20 - February 17, 2015
This course expands the meditation experience by cultivating the noble-heart of the mahayana teachings, opening the path to the virtue and celebration of compassion. This class meets on five Tuesday mornings.

 
Location: Boulder

Morning Format - Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart
January 22 - February 12, 2015
As we trust further in basic goodness and dare to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world as it is. We find that we can extend ourselves to others fully with kindness.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior
January 23 - 25, 2015
This weekend builds on the foundation of the meditation practice introduced in Shambhala Training Level I by exploring how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world.

 
Location: Boulder

Sacred Path: Meek and Perky
January 30 - February 1, 2015
The Sacred Path continues with the Four Dignities. The first dignity is MEEK is grounded in humble and gentle precision to every detail. The second of the four dignities, PERKY focuses on cultivating sharp, vibrant, and uplifted energy.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World
February 6 - 8, 2015
In Shambhala Training Level III, we work in a deliberate way. We make an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated during our meditation practice into all aspects of our daily life.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level IV: Awakened Heart
February 13 - 15, 2015
As we trust further in basic goodness and dare to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world as it is. We find that we can extend ourselves to others fully with kindness.

 
Location: Boulder

How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society
February 25 - April 1, 2015
This course asks the question, "How can I help?" and explores our relationships with others, an aspiration to help our world, and specific aspects of social transformation. This class is open to everyone.

 
Location: Boulder

Morning Format - Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky
February 26 - March 19, 2015
Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind, which is a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. We trust our nature enough to let go into the present moment.

 
Location: Boulder

Fearlessness in Everyday Life
February 26 - March 26, 2015
Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings on mind and the nature of reality, we learn to see clearly. We dare to face life and death as they are.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human
February 27 - March 1, 2015
Shambhala Training is a sequence of weekend programs suitable for anyone interested in exploring meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and our world.

 
Location: Boulder

Morning Format - Fearlessness in Everyday Life
March 3 - 31, 2015
Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings on mind and the nature of reality, we learn to see clearly. We dare to face life and death as they are. This class meets on five Tuesday mornings.

 
Location: Boulder

Meditation in Everyday Life
March 3 - 31, 2015
Meditation in Everyday Life introduces mindfulness meditation practice and teachings for working with meditation in everyday life. This program accompanies Shambhala Training Level I, but it can be taken on its own.

 
Location: Boulder

Sacred Path: Outrageous and Inscrutable
March 13 - 15, 2015
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.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level V: Open Sky
April 3 - 5, 2015
Communicating with the world gently and fearlessly, our awareness is sharpened and we find the open clear sky of mind, which is a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. We trust our nature enough to let go into the present moment.

 
Location: Boulder

Wisdom in Everyday Life
April 9 - May 7, 2015
This course looks at the qualities of a master warrior whose vastness of mind and kindness are fully manifested in the world. The practitioner is introduced to the vajrayana teachings of Buddhism, which reveal the sacredness of the phenomenal world.

 
Location: Boulder

Morning Format - Wisdom in Everyday Life
April 14 - May 12, 2015
This course looks at the qualities of a master warrior whose vastness of mind and kindness are fully manifested in the world. The practitioner is introduced to the Vajrayana teachings of Buddhism, which reveal the sacredness of the phenomenal world.

 
Location: Boulder

What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality
April 15 - May 20, 2015
This course explores our experience of the world. How do we know what is real? How do we experience the living, ordinary magic of our world and the natural environment?

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior
April 17 - 19, 2015
This weekend builds on the foundation of the meditation practice introduced in Shambhala Training Level I by exploring how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world.

 
Location: Boulder

Contentment in Everyday Life
April 21 - May 19, 2015
Through the gentle precision of meditation practice, we can learn to appreciate ourselves and our simple, day-to-day human experiences. This class is open to everyone.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Sacred Path of Warriorship: Golden Key
April 23 - 26, 2015
Shambhala Training Graduate Program: This program is based on a Shambhala terma that explores our relationship to the “material world” and our sense perceptions.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World
May 1 - 3, 2015
In Shambhala Training Level III, we work in a deliberate way. We make an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated during our meditation practice into all aspects of our daily life.