Naropa University establishes Chogyam Trungpa Institute

An excerpt from The Chronicles of Chogyam Trungpa —- Naropa University is pleased to announce the establishment of the Chogyam Trungpa Institute at Naropa. Naropa University is pleased to announce the establishment of the Chogyam Trungpa Institute at Naropa. Chogyam Trungpa founded Naropa University in 1974 as a place to foster both intellect and intuition, … Continue 

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BSC delighted to be part of Boulder Arts Week

Join us for Spring Arts Day on Saturday, March 31 from 11-4 to discover meditative arts. Offered in conjunction with Boulder Arts Week. “A work of art is created because there is basic sacredness, independent of the artist’s particular religious faith or trust.  Sacredness from that point of view is the discovery of goodness, which … Continue 

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Shambhala Gala on Feb. 24 with Cuban dance instruction

Please join us at Hotel Boulderado on Feb. 24 from 7-11pm. The evening features: dj, dancing, dance instruction, appetizers and drinks, and a drawing for prizes! Heidi Mecklenburg will be teaching Casino and she discusses here her vision for the evening: “…Casino is a Cuban dance that has the same roots as Salsa, but is … Continue 

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People of Color Meditation Group meets every 4th Wednesday, 7-8:30pm

The People of Color Meditation Group – Colorado provides a kind and open community for meditators of color to practice. This group cultivates mutual support and understanding among people of color who find nourishment and inspiration in the teachings and practice of meditation. Join us for 30 minutes of sitting meditation practice followed by group … Continue 

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The Path Through Obstacles by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Obstacles aren’t to be avoided. When we apply the right antidotes, they are the path itself. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche diagnoses the different types of obstacles we face and prescribes the proper remedies. Whatever our level of meditation practice, there will always be obstacles. The Tibetan word for obstacle, parche, means “what cuts our progress.” In … Continue 

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The People of Color Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was created in 2005, based on the inspiration of members of the Shambhala community from Chicago, Baltimore and New York Centers. Several of us saw that there was a gap in the visibility of People of Color in leadership and teaching positions across the mandala. While Shambhala had created a working group … Continue 

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Children’s Day with the Sakyong Wangmo

It was our pleasure to welcome the Sakyong Wangmo for Children’s Day. Thank you one and all for making it such a heartfelt event. Celebrated by the Shambhala community on or near the winter solstice each year, Winter Solstice Children’s Day provides a special opportunity to express appreciation for and with our children. It emphasizes … Continue 

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We’re wired for kindness

At her talk to kick off BSC’s “Sit to Benefit” on Dec. 9 Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown shared new research which shows that as humans we are wired for kindness and compassion. I spoke with her further and she recommended a book called “The Compassionate Instinct” by Dacher Keltner of UC Berkeley. An excerpt from the … Continue 

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Celebrate the magic of Children’s Day

Please join us Sunday, Dec. 17 from 4-6pm for Children’s Day. Celebrated by the Shambhala community on or near the winter solstice each year, Winter Solstice Children’s Day provides a special opportunity to express appreciation for and with our children. It emphasizes that every child can be a king or a queen. At a time … Continue 

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Join “Sit To Benefit” Dec. 9-10!

We are so excited to invite you to our upcoming Sit-A-Thon at the Boulder Shambhala Center. Sit To Benefit is the 3rd segment in our Being Kindness campaign.  We aim to raise our community Windhorse, the center’s financial strength, and to have a really good time together. The 24 hr sit-a-thon will take place from … Continue 

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