Shambhala Vision

“Too often, people think that solving the world’s problems is based on conquering the earth, rather than on touching the earth, touching ground.  That is one definition of the setting-sun mentality: trying to conquer the earth so that you can ward off reality. There are all kinds of deodorant sprays to keep you from smelling … Continue 

Announcing the postponement of the 9/22-9/23 Yeshe Tsogyal program

The Boulder Shambhala Center is sorry to announce the postponement of the 9/22-9/23 program “Yeshe Tsogyal: A Celebration of Feminine Principle.” The Sakyong Wangmo has had to delay her return from Nepal, and regrets that she must cancel her participation in this program. It will be re-scheduled. We share your disappointment about the postponement, and … Continue 

Climate Change symposium featured on KGNU Wedns, Sept. 13 at 9am

Tune in to KGNU Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 9am for a panel interview regarding our upcoming climate change symposium “Living Beyond Hope and Fear: Warrior Principle, Climate Action” 9/15-17.  Read more about the climate change symposium and register online at:

Practice dedicated to those impacted by hurricanes

Please join us for the FULL MOON Shambhala Sadhana Open to all members and friends Sunday, September 10 4-6pm, free The Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana practice is open to all who long to connect their hearts with others near and far and with the power and possibility of establishing good society. The practice includes reading … Continue 

Application deadline extended for position at the Boulder Shambhala Center

The applicant deadline has been extended to Friday, September 8th. 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 … Continue 

Yeshe Tsogyal: A Celebration of Feminine Principle with the Sakyong Wangmo

The Boulder Shambhala Center is pleased to host a weekend on Yeshe Tsogyal Sept. 22-23, 2017.  Yeshe Tsogyal is a celebrated eighth-century Tibetan princess who renounced a life of privilege and endured tremendous austerities to attain awakening and become a legendary practitioner and spiritual master. Yeshe Tsogyal is a central figure in the terma tradition and … Continue 

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 

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

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 

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