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Boulder Shambhala Center

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior
with Charley Rosicky
April 18 - 20, 2014
This weekend builds on the foundation of the meditation practice introduced in Level I by exploring how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world.

 
Location: Boulder

Werma Feast
April 19, 2014
All Shambhala Tantrikas are warmly invited to our next Werma Feast.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
April 20, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Monday Night Open Class
April 21, 2014
This popular drop-in class is open to anyone with an interest in exploring or engaging Shambhala and Buddhist teachings. Tonight's talk is called "Can Our Society Be a Decent One?" presented by Melanie Klein.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
April 22, 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

Contentment in Everyday Life
April 22 - May 20, 2014
Through the gentle precision of meditation practice, we can learn to appreciate ourselves and our simple, day-to-day human experiences.

 
Location: Boulder

Young Sangha Night
April 22, 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
April 23, 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

What is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality
with Roland Cohen
April 23 - May 28, 2014
This course asks the question, "What is real?" and focuses on a study of the phenomenal world. It emphasizes core Buddhist teachings, such as impermanence, the process of perception, the "mind," and emptiness. This class is open to everyone.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Sadhana Practice
April 24, 2014
A time when those who have received the Shambhala Sadhana may practice together as a group.

 
Location: Boulder

Carriage House Community Table
April 25, 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

Sacred Path: Outrageous and Inscrutable
with Jeffrey Stevens
April 25 - 27, 2014
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

Beginning to Meditate
April 26, 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

Beginning to Meditate
April 26, 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
April 27, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Monday Night Open Class
April 28, 2014
This popular drop-in class is open to anyone with an interest in exploring or engaging Shambhala and Buddhist teachings. Tonight's talk is called "The Sanity of Earth" presented by Jim Yensan.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
April 29, 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
April 29, 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
April 30, 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
with Patricia Kelly
May 2 - 4, 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

Sun Day Assembly
May 4, 2014
The Boulder Shambhala Center is pleased to announce a monthly gathering for us to connect with basic goodness and celebrate our society - the Sun Day Assembly.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
May 4, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Monday Night Open Class
May 5, 2014
This popular drop-in class is open to anyone with an interest in exploring or engaging Shambhala and Buddhist teachings. Tonight's talk is called "Depression and Tender Heart" presented by Carol Crutchlow.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
May 6, 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
May 6, 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

Shambhala Salon with Michael Gayner, Director of Shambhala Mountain Center
with Michael Gayner
May 6, 2014
Please join us for a community conversation with Michael Gayner, Director of Shambhala Mountain Center. These talks are open to whatever the participants want to discuss.

 
Location: Boulder

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
May 7, 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 Sadhana Practice
May 8, 2014
A time when those who have received the Shambhala Sadhana may practice together as a group.

 
Location: Boulder

Refuge Vows
with Allyn Lyon
May 11, 2014
The Refuge Vow is the ancient, traditional ceremony of becoming Buddhist. " By taking the refuge vow, we commit ourselves to freedom." quote from Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
May 11, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Annual Reading of the Tibetan Book of the Dead
with Andrew Holecek
May 11, 2014
The 'Tibetan Book of the Dead' presents a vivid description of what happens during and after death. By becoming familiar with this mindscape now, we will be able to journey through death with confidence. Join us for this ninth annual reading.

 
Location: Boulder

Monday Night Open Class
May 12, 2014
This popular drop-in class is open to anyone with an interest in exploring or engaging Shambhala and Buddhist teachings. Tonight's talk is called "The Energy of Boredom" presented by John Weber.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
May 13, 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
May 13, 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
May 13, 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
May 14, 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

Tiger Club
May 16, 2014
Bringing families together to share our Shambhala Culture. For children ages 0-5 and their parents.

 
Location: Boulder

Rigden: Unconditional Confidence
with Daniel Hessey
May 16 - 18, 2014
The Rigden is a representation of our basic enlightened nature and embodies the principle of unconditional bravery.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
May 18, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Monday Night Open Class
May 19, 2014
This popular drop-in class is open to anyone with an interest in exploring or engaging Shambhala and Buddhist teachings. Tonight's talk is called "Sacred Action" presented by Roland Cohen.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
May 20, 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
May 20, 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
May 21, 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 Sadhana Practice
May 22, 2014
A time when those who have received the Shambhala Sadhana may practice together as a group.

 
Location: Boulder

Carriage House Community Table
May 23, 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

Sunday Open House
May 25, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Monday Night Open Class
May 26, 2014
There is no Monday Night Open Class tonight in observance of Memorial Day. Please join us next week.

 
Location: Boulder

Heart of Recovery: Meditation for People in Recovery
May 27, 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
May 27, 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
May 28, 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

Beginning to Meditate
May 31, 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

Beginning to Meditate
May 31, 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

Sun Day Assembly
June 1, 2014
The Boulder Shambhala Center is pleased to announce a monthly gathering for us to connect with basic goodness and celebrate our society - the Sun Day Assembly.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
June 1, 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
June 3, 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
June 3, 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
June 4, 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
June 8, 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
June 10, 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
June 10, 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

World Affairs
with Bette Hadler
June 10, 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

Wednesday Drop-in Meditation
June 11, 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 Sadhana Practice
June 12, 2014
A time when those who have received the Shambhala Sadhana may practice together as a group.

 
Location: Boulder

The Shambhala Principle: Rising to the Challenge of Our Time
with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche & Dale Asrael & Ethan Nichtern
June 13 - 15, 2014
Registration is now open for "The Shambhala Principle: Rising to the Challenge of our Times," a public program with Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, and two of Shambhala's senior teachers - Acharya Dale Asrael and Shastri Ethan Nichtern.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
June 15, 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
June 17, 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
June 17, 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
June 18, 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

Tiger Club
June 20, 2014
Bringing families together to share our Shambhala Culture. For children ages 0-5 and their parents.

 
Location: Boulder

Sunday Open House
June 22, 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
June 24, 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
June 24, 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
June 25, 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
with Roland Cohen & Tracy Steele
June 25 - July 23, 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

Shambhala Sadhana Practice
June 26, 2014
A time when those who have received the Shambhala Sadhana may practice together as a group.

 
Location: Boulder

Carriage House Community Table
June 27, 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

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human
with Roland Cohen
June 27 - 29, 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

Beginning to Meditate
June 28, 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

Beginning to Meditate
June 28, 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
June 29, 2014
A friendly introduction to meditation, Shambhala teachings, and our community. This program is open to all.

 
Location: Boulder

Who Am I?: The Basic Goodness of Being Human (Weekend Format)
with Rose Sposito
July 11 - 13, 2014
"Who Am I?: The Basic Goodness of Being Human" focuses on the sense of self. Teachings includes topics of basic goodness, selflessness, the arising of ego, the five skandhas, cocoon, and buddha nature. This class is open to everyone.

 
Location: Boulder

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior
July 25 - 27, 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

Beginning to Meditate
July 26, 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

Beginning to Meditate
July 26, 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

Contentment in Everyday Life
July 30 - August 27, 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

How Can I Help? The Basic Goodness of Society (Weekend Format)
with Erika Berland & Stephen Vosper
August 1 - 3, 2014
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. The class is open to everyone - there are no prerequisites.

 
Location: Boulder

What Is Real? The Basic Goodness of Reality (Weekend Format)
with Andrew Sacamano & Janet Solyntjes
August 15 - 17, 2014
This course asks the question, "What is real?" and focuses on a study of the phenomenal world. It emphasizes core Buddhist teachings, such as impermanence, the process of perception, the "mind," and emptiness. This class is open to everyone.

 
Location: Boulder

Beginning to Meditate
August 30, 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

Beginning to Meditate
August 30, 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

Morning Format - Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human
September 4 - 25, 2014
Shambhala Training is a sequence of programs suitable for anyone interested in exploring meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and our world. Program happens on four Thursday mornings.

 
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.