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 

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 

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 

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 

Join the Shambhala Chorus! Rehearsals Dec, 2, 9 + 16

The Shambhala Chorus, under the direction of Bill Douglas, will be meeting on the first 3 Saturdays of December: December 2, 9 and 16, from 10 to 11 am in the Boulder Shambhala Center Community Room. The chorus will perform on Children’s Day December 17. The chorus is open to all. We will sing traditional … Continue 

Join us for “Being Kindness …Tonight!” THIS SATURDAY

Join us for Being Kindness …Tonight! A fundraiser for the Boulder Shambhala Center Featuring: –Live music by Whiskey Autumn back by popular demand! –Silent Auction with items perfect for gift giving –Light Buffet –Games! with Shelly Webb with prizes including retreats at Shambhala Mountain Center and Marpa House –Grand Prize Raffle Drawing Details: Participate in … Continue 

The title book 'The Lost Art of Good Conversation' is displayed in an orange and yellow speech bubble.

Participate in our three-week online Raffle for Kindness!

Would you like to win a copy of the Sakyong’s new book, The Lost Art of Good Conversation – personally signed by the author himself? Would you like to win a week-long romantic getaway or private retreat in the Rocky Mountains at Winter Park? Would you like to support your Boulder Shambhala Center’s 2017 fundraising … Continue 

What does BSC have to do with Climate Change?

By Boulder Shambhala Center’s Executive Director, Melanie Klein. From our Fall newsletter The Mirror. —– The Sakyong recently asked “who are we?” and “how do we help?” These are clearly important questions for us. Of course, offering Shambhala Training and other dharma programs at BSC to hundreds of students each year is, in part, an … Continue 

Job Opening at the Boulder Shambhala Center

Administrative Assistant and Community Outreach Director Do you love Shambhala? Do you like to work hard, build great teams, and create lively community events? Would you like to be paid to attend multiple retreats a year with free tuition? If so, this might be for you! Job Description Events: The AACOD is responsible for planning … Continue 

Bodhi School for 5 to 12 year-olds starts Oct. 22! Meets monthly

Bodhi School implements progressive programming for young people ages 5 through 12 to experience the basic view, forms, stories and teachings of the Shambhala path. Children, particularly after the age of 8, need dharma mentors other than their parents. We want to acknowledge children as spiritual beings and give them every opportunity to discover and … Continue