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).

Two programs based on the Dharma Art teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

We have two upcoming programs based on the Dharma Art teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in September: -Miksang Contemplative Photography Level 1 Sept 1-29, 2016 with Mike Levy details and registration (click here) and -Red: Celebrating Color September 24, 2016 with Kimiko Miyakawa details and registration (click here) Please join us-all are welcome (no experience … Continue 

Summer Climate Change symposium co-chair interviewed on KGNU

Click here to listen to the story “The Keeling Curve” featuring Emily Takahashi, BSC member and event co-chair (the story begins 5 minutes into the program). Emily was inspired by her Father’s pioneering work in measuring CO2. She will also offer a tribute concert in honor of her Father at 7pm Saturday, August 13. Living … Continue 

Broken Treaties and Broken Hearted Warriors July 13, 6-8pm

Community Sponsored Event July 13th , 6-8pm Boulder Shambhala Center Community Room Every single treaty – more than 500 of them – ever made between the United States government and Native Peoples has been broken, changed, or nullified by the U.S. This informal gathering at the Boulder Shambhala Center is an evening of storytelling focused on bearing witness to … Continue 

BSC co-sponsoring Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche talk July 8, 7:30pm

We are co-sponsoring a talk with Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche with our friends from the Boulder Bookstore. Friday, July 8th at 7:30pm at First Congregational Church located at 1128 Pine Street in Boulder. Rinpoche has a new book called “The Intelligent Heart”. The cost to attend is $10 which is good for $5 off the book. … Continue 

Luke Wilson gave “Pocket Chogyam Trungpa” to Jimmy Fallon

A few days ago on The Tonight Show Luke Wilson presented a copy of “Pocket Chogyam Trungpa” to Jimmy Fallon and said he was inspired to do so because he felt Jimmy bears a resemblance to the books author.  Jimmy Fallon browsed through a few sections and then read from the section “Smile at Fear.” … Continue 

BSC Director Melanie Klein on Proclaiming Basic Goodness at BSC July 9-10

I’ve been practicing Shambhala meditation for the last few years. At first, it seemed to me like “meditation-lite.” There was little technique and lots of space for Feeling. Feeling? As a student of Buddhism I’d been taught to be suspicious of feelings – they’re traditionally considered self-centered mental constructions that lead to trouble (think: envy, … Continue 

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Audience names best storyteller in Truth Be Told events By Kate Jonuska “For pure love of story,” says Johanna Walker, who founded the Boulder-based Truth Be Told story series with Nina Rolle in 2013. The “story slam” was inspired by storytelling efforts like the radio show This American Life and The Moth, a worldwide organization … Continue 

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Volunteers Needed for Shastri Gayley & Rev. angel Kyodo Williams Program!

We here at the Boulder Shambhala Center are very excited to host Shastri Gayley and Rev. angel Williams for what looks to be an amazing weekend program! As always when we host a large program or a visiting teacher we want to extend our service and generosity to support the teachers and students, as well … Continue 

The 29th Anniversary of the Parinirvana of Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

On Monday, April 4 we gathered to commemorate and to celebrate the 29th Anniversary of the Parinirvana of Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche at Boulder Shambhala Center. Please click the image to access the You Tube video we played at the evening Sadhana of Mahamudra Feast.