Community Meeting on Sunday, Aug 20 at 10am

with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown and Acharya Holly Gayley It’s been several years since we’ve had a community meeting. All Boulder Shambhala members and their families are welcome! Every summer Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche teaches many retreats and continues to expand new elements of how Shambhala is developing. What’s new this year? How is the flower of … Continue 

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Job Opening at the Boulder Shambhala Center

Description The Boulder Shambhala Center is seeking a part-time employee to serve as its “Membership and Development Coordinator”. The responsibilities of this post are to nurture and grow BSC’s membership and to provide administrative support for the Executive Director’s cultural and financial initiatives. The successful applicant will be a tremendously friendly extrovert who enjoys engaging with … Continue 

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Joanna Macy on How to Prepare Internally for Whatever Comes Next

“Yes, it looks bleak. But you are still alive now. You are alive with all the others, in this present moment. And because the truth is speaking in the work, it unlocks the heart. And there’s such a feeling and experience of adventure. It’s like a trumpet call to a great adventure. In all great … Continue 

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Did you know? The Boulder Shambhala Center Shrine Room was consecrated by HH Karmapa on June 19, 1980

Excerpt from the June/July 1980 issue of the Vajradhatu Sun: His Holiness Karmapa Arrives in Colorado With a soft smile on his face as he got off the airplane, His Holiness slowly walked toward the crowd of waiting students and television cameras. He was immediately greeted by the Vajracarya, who presented him with a white … Continue 

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Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s newest book, The Lost Art of Good Conversation

We are thrilled to announce Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s newest book, The Lost Art of Good Conversation, will be released October 17, 2017 and will include a North American book tour with a stop in Denver. The tour will also be livestreamed via the Cushion Tour, an interactive six-week program that allows students to follow the … Continue 

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New pricing options for Way of Shambhala programs!

In order to simplify your registration experience we’ve introduced four pricing categories and standardized the pricing for the Shambhala Training Levels and Everyday Life series. This gives you the option to pay the full price, become a program donor, choose a subsidized rate or membership rate with the click of a button! The pricing options … Continue 

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David Brooks of the NYT on “Moral Vacuum”

BSC and Shambhala generally are interested in matters pertaining to cultivating kindness in society. This article, which references the president’s family, is not posted here to defame them. Rather the article provides an interesting look at how much effort it actually takes to block natural kindness from occurring. An excerpt from the article: “I repeat … Continue 

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Meet the Presenter: Sahar Alsahlani

Meet the co-presenter of our 2nd Annual Climate Change Symposium. Sahar Alsahlani is a member of the Executive Council of Religions for Peace USA as a representative of the Al Khoei Foundation. She currently lives and works at Stony Point Retreat Center with the Community of Living Traditions. The Symposium “Living Beyond Hope and Fear: … Continue 

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Ms. Gabrielle Edison winner of the Midsummer’s Day pie contest

The results from our Midsummer’s Day picnic pie contest are as follows: First place went to Ms. Gabrielle Edison, our Culture and Decorum Representative for a gluten free cherry pie with chocolate chips on top. Second place went to Mr. Mike Levy for a savory quiche. Third place went to Ms. Eileen Malloy our Director … Continue 

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Garuda Social Club successfully launched!

Join us every third Thursday from 5:30-9pm for a food truck, performance and social time. Our inaugural event was June 15 – much fun was had by all. Join us and bring your friends to this free, drop in evening! Drop-in as your schedule allows. 

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