Welcome to the Boulder Shambhala Center!

  • As we work in alliance with most of the world The Boulder Shmabhala Center is Closed until until public health officials and recommendations deem it is safe to reopen.
  • Our programs have migrated online! We have weekly donation-based practice, meditation, and support groups. We are also offering programs online with senior teachers.
  • BSC Staff is monitoring and responding to phone messages and emails online. We will be in touch with you!
  • We appreciate your support & generosity during this time. If you would like to continue to support us, please consider making a donation.


Information about BSC’s Online Offerings below!


Featured Programs

Evening Dharma Talk & Meditation

April 17th—June 12th

We invite you to gather during this time of pandemic to join in conversation, Buddhist teachings, meditation, practice, and community. Continue »

Pandemic Group Practice & Mantra Accumulations

May 28th—August 27th

Open to all. Please join us for practice and mantra accumulation for working with the pandemic. Continue »

The Heart of the Awakened Mind with Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

May 30th—May 31st

Boulder Shambhala is very excited to be welcoming back Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche this year! Open to all! Continue »

Three Yanas of the Great Eastern Sun: Vajrayana

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

June 1st—June 15th

In Part III, contemplating the third yana, we will work with teachings on indestructible sacredness reviewing readings from Trungpa Rinpoche's  The Heart of the Buddha, particularly the chapter "Sacred Outlook." Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

June 5th

The recitation of this sadhana is a way for us to establish confidence in our own basic goodness and to rouse the wish for all beings to recognize their basic goodness. Open to all! Continue »

Rigden: Unconditional Confidence

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

June 5th—June 7th

The Rigden is a representation of our inherent enlightened nature and embodies the principle of unconditional bravery. Continue »

BSC’s Weekly Online Offerings

These programs are free & open to all! Donations welcome.


Sunday Community Practice

Sunday, 10-11:30AM MDT

Zoom link to join


BSC Pandemic Support Group

Monday & Wednesday, 12-1PM MDT

Facilitated listening circles during this time of pandemic

Zoom link to join


Evening Dharma Talk & Meditation

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 6-7PM MDT

With senior teachers and weekly themes

Zoom link to join


Young Meditators Night

Every Monday, 7PM MDT

For Students, Young Professionals, Parents, & others! Ages 20s-30s

Zoom link to join


Heart of Recovery 

Every Tuesday, 5:30PM MDT

Addiction recovery support

Zoom link to join Contact Kara K for password


Drop-in Meditation

Every Thursday, 5PM MDT

with Guided Instruction

Zoom link to join


Social Meditation 

Every Thursday, 7-8:30PM MDT

with Denver Shambhala Center

Zoom link to join Password: 920030


Thematic Pandemic Support Group

Every Saturday, 10-11:30AM MDT

Listening circles with rotating facilitators & themes

Zoom link to join


Click here for Upcoming Online Programs!

A monthly, printable calendar view is here.



COVID-19 Support Network & Resources

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About Boulder Shambhala Center

The Boulder Shambhala Center is a cultural institution dedicated to humanity’s expansive embodiment of bravery, compassion, and profound confidence in basic goodness. BSC was established in 1973 by Tibetan Buddhist master Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. It now operates within an international organization of city and retreat centers.


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