PLEASE NOTE: We will be closed on May 30 for Memorial Day. Come visit our outdoor refreshment stand for the Bolder Boulder runners just outside the main doors!
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.
Registration is now open for our featured upcoming June 4-5 program with guest teacher Rev. angel Kyodo Williams and Shastri Holly Gayley.
Click the orange text below to watch a brief welcome video for this landmark program!
Click on the image below to go to the program page for information and online registration.
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!