Welcome to the Boulder Shambhala Center
The Boulder Shambhala Center is a cultural institution dedicated to creating enlightened society: humanity’s expansive embodiment of bravery, compassion, and profound confidence in basic goodness.
The Boulder Shambhala Center was established by Tibetan Buddhist master Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in1973. BSC now operates within an international organization of city and retreat centers under the guidance and protection of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Shambhala USA.
You can learn more about our vision for the upcoming years in our Strategic Plan.
Please join us for:
VIGIL FOR THE EARTH One People, One Planet
Monday, January 23, 7-9 pm
This inclusive vigil will provide space for healing and contemplation on behalf of our planet and all its people after the inaugural weekend. With presenters from multiple faiths, the vigil will engage in meditation and prayer, song and movement, dialogue and artistic performance. For more information, email Lise Hildebrandt, firstname.lastname@example.org or Christine Lincoln at email@example.com. All are welcome! Free, drop in program-no registration required.
A GreenFaith First 100 Hours Vigil, co-sponsored by:
Boulder Shambhala Center, 350.org, Boulder Ecodharma Sangha,
Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center and the People’s Climate Movement
New to meditation or the center?
Meditation is a practice that anyone can do, and it can become a lifelong path – especially if you are supported by a warm and vibrant community.
Join us for free instruction in mindfulness-awareness meditation, one of our public meditation sessions, a weekly introductory dharma talk, or one of our many evening and weekend programs based on the Shambhala teachings. We offer classes and meditation instruction for both beginners and people with years of experience.
We look forward to meeting you!