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 

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 

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 

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. 

Let us eat pie! Midsummer’s Day picnic June 24 @Tom Watson Park

Come one and come all to our Midsummer’s Day Celebration and Picnic at Tom Watson Park on Saturday, June 24 from 11-2. Lhasang (smoke offering), Lunch, Pie contest* and fun! Families & children, friends and leashed dogs welcome! *This exceptional pie created by Danny Goldsmith, BSC Practice and Education Administrator. Read the details and mark … Continue 

Pioneering Shambhala Families and Children Conference offered in Oct.

Join us for Growing Brave: Shambhala Families & Children Conference at the Boulder Shambhala Center October 6-9, 2017.  Children and families are an integral part of Shambhala and an integral part of creating Enlightened Society. This conference is for educators, community organizers, leadership, parents and grandparents interested in how Shambhala raises and educates warriors from … Continue 

Introducing Garuda Social Club!

….And now for something a little Outrageous!   Next month Boulder Shambhala will be launching a new monthly event every third Thursday called the Garuda Social Club. What is the Garuda Social Club, you maybe asking yourself? Well, it is going to be a place where the community can celebrate community, arts and culture together … 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 

Monday Night Community Gathering: Conversations for Good starts June 5!

We are delighted to launch our new weekly Monday night event, Monday Night Community Gathering: Conversations for Good on Monday, June 5 with Shastri Holly Gayley from 7-9pm. A community event for both the Boulder Shambhala Center community and new-comers (please invite your friends!), each week features a Shambhala teacher leading discussion on contemporary topics … 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