New Nightly Dharma Talks & Meditation Sessions

  NEW! NIGHTLY DHARMA TALK & MEDITATION SESSIONS  with Dale Asrael, Agness Au, Erika Berland, Gaylon Ferguson, Holly Gayley, Giovannina Jobson, Jules Levinson, Valerie Lorig, Ellen Mains, David Sanford, Susan Skjei, Barbara Smith, Rose Sposito, Phil Stanley, Elaine Yuen & more!   Every night 6-7PM beginning this Sunday, March 22nd with Ellen Mains   Schedule … Continue 

BSC Announcement of Online Offerings!

WEEKLY ONLINE OFFERINGS Sunday Open House Begins Sunday March 22, 10AM Contact: Billy Goldner & Ed Smutney   Young Sangha Begins Monday March 23, 7PM Contact: Ed Smutney   Heart of Recovery Begins Tuesday March 24, 5:30PM Contact: Dennis Southward   Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Meditation Collective 2nd & 4th Wednesdays 7PM … Continue 

March 20th BSC Community Announcement

March 20, 2020 Dear Boulder Shambhala Community We hope that you all are taking good care of yourselves physically, psychologically, and emotionally during this stunning time. Ground and nurture yourselves, stay connected virtually with friends and family, and ask for the help and support you need, please. Keep your body moving—daily yoga, lujong, Tai Chi … Continue 

Boulder Shambhala Center Notice of Closure & Community Support Network

Boulder Shambhala Center Notice of Closure & BSC Community Support Network March 15, 2020       Dear Boulder Shambhala Center Community, I know you are all watching, preparing, and assessing your moves during this global public health emergency, along with thousands of people, businesses, and organizations around the country (and beyond of course). As you … Continue 

Address to Boulder Sangha from BSC Executive Director, Jessie Friedman

Address to the Boulder Sangha made on February 24, 2020 From Jessie Friedman, Director of the Boulder Shambhala Center   Hello Boulder Sangha! I am so very, very happy to be here and that is most of what I want to say! Still, I have contemplated and prepared a few additional thoughts to share with … Continue 

COVID-19 Community Update

COVID-19 Community Update from BSC Staff:  As a staff, we have implemented a staff ROTA to disinfect surfaces in the building twice a day with bleach solution. We have also posted CDC protocols throughout the building. In order to keep everybody safe at our center, and limit exposure to the virus: Please wash your hands … Continue 

Warm Clothing Drive to Benefit  International Rescue Committee

  This season, the Boulder Shambhala Center is partnering with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to collect donations for refugees along the Front Range area. Refugee families in Colorado are in need of warm clothing items and blankets this winter. Most families are not accustomed to the cold Colorado weather.    Warm throw blankets of … Continue 

Job Opening: Communications and Publicity Manager at the Boulder Shambhala Center

Job Opening: Communications and Publicity Manager at the Boulder Shambhala Center   BSC is looking for a new publicity person to start in December. In this critical role, you’ll be promoting our surprisingly rich flow of classes and events as well as – alongside BSC’s staff – presenting a kind and welcoming space to all … Continue 

The Shambhala Scandal; An Inside Perspective

The Shambhala Scandal; An Inside Perspective By Melanie Klein, Director of the Boulder Shambhala Center   In Spring 2018, accusations of sexual misconduct against Shambhala’s primary teacher and leader Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, became public. The accusations also include abuse of power complaints by a small group of students who worked closely with the Sakyong, which … Continue 

Community Council Nominations

Dear Community, One of our Five Initiatives in response to the current situation, particularly around questions regarding hierarchy, monarchy, and the Court, is to establish a Community Council. This 5-7 member body will be established through self-nomination and voting by BSC members. The view is to increase the level of community input into BSC’s governance. … Continue