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 

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 

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 

The Boulder Shambhala Center designated as a local landmark

The Boulder Shambhala Center received the first of two awards commemorating its designation as a local landmark at a ceremony held at the Chautauqua Park Community Center on Monday night. The first is a framed paper certificate, the second will be a bronze plaque to install on the building’s exterior. The plaque describes the building’s … Continue 

What can we do as practitioners to be a force for peace, safety and compassion?

Please join us to explore this topic with Acharya Martin Janowitz Creating Enlightened Society: From Sacred Outlook to Sacred Activism June 9-10 Click here for details Creating Enlightened Society is not philosophy. We live in a time when uncertainty, menace, and perhaps defenselessness are vivid sensations in our world, affecting us, others, and our environment … Continue 

BSC Member Lynele Jones interviewed by the Daily Mail

“While there’s disagreement on what makes up the American identity, 7 in 10 people – regardless of party – say the country is losing that identity. “It’s such stark divisions,” said Lynele Jones, a 65-year-old accountant in Boulder, Colorado. Like many Democrats, Jones pointed to diversity and openness to refugees and other immigrants as central … Continue 

Boulder’s Islamic Center Hosts Hundreds in Open House Event

From KGNU News: Boulder showed its solidarity with Muslim Americans on Sunday, February 19 when hundreds of people turned out for an open house sponsored by Boulder’s Islamic Center. The Center decided to open its doors after receiving an outpouring of support from local residents following the Trump administration’s ban on immigrants from seven mostly … Continue 

David and Emily Takahashi erase carbon footprint of Martin Acres residence

  (excerpt from the Daily Camera): David and Emily Takahashi erase carbon footprint of Martin Acres residence David and Emily Takahashi moved to a 60-year–old house in Boulder in 2012 after losing their home in the Fourmile Fire. They were not only making a new start for themselves, however. They also have given new life … Continue 

Memorial tree planted at 14th and Spruce in memory of Jonny Copp

On Friday, September 30, 2016 a memorial tree was planted at 14th and Spruce next to the Boulder Shambhala Center in memory of Jonny Copp. His Mother Phyllis is pictured at the tree planting dedication. It is a Kentucky Hackberry tree. Jonathan “Jonny” Copp, was born into a life of adventure on March 28, 1974 … Continue 

Boulder Shambhala Center featured in the NY Times

We’re delighted to be featured in the NY Times article “36 hours in Boulder, Colo.” They suggest you drop in for our free Sunday Open House at 10:30am, we agree! We’d love to see you, please stop in. Read the article online (click here).