New! Online Nightly Dharma Talk and Meditation Sessions

  NEW! NIGHTLY DHARMA TALK & MEDITATION SESSIONS  Every night 6-7PM beginning this Sunday, March 22nd with Ellen Mains!

BSC Announcement of Online Offerings!

Read on for our weekly offerings, which have migrated online!

Community Support Network

Dear Boulder Shambhala Community, We hope that you all are taking good care of yourselves physically, psychologically, and emotionally during this stunning time. Ground and nurture yourselves, stay connected virtually with friends and family, and ask for the help and support you need, please.

Boulder Shambhala Center Notice of Closure & Community Support Network

Boulder Shambhala Center Notice of Closure & BSC Community Support Network March 15, 2020       Dear Boulder Shambhala Center Community, I know you are all watching, preparing, and assessing your moves during this global public health emergency, along with thousands of people, businesses, and organizations around the country (and beyond of course). As you … Continue 

COVID-19 Community Update

COVID-19 Community Update from BSC Staff:  As a staff, we have implemented a staff ROTA to disinfect surfaces in the building twice a day with bleach solution. We have also posted CDC protocols throughout the building.

Warm Clothing Drive to Benefit  International Rescue Committee

  This season, the Boulder Shambhala Center is partnering with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to collect donations for refugees along the Front Range area. Refugee families in Colorado are in need of warm clothing items and blankets this winter. Most families are not accustomed to the cold Colorado weather.    Warm throw blankets of … Continue 

The Shambhala Scandal; An Inside Perspective

The Shambhala Scandal; An Inside Perspective By Melanie Klein, Director of the Boulder Shambhala Center   In Spring 2018, accusations of sexual misconduct against Shambhala’s primary teacher and leader Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, became public. The accusations also include abuse of power complaints by a small group of students who worked closely with the Sakyong, which … Continue 

Community Council Nominations

Dear Community, One of our Five Initiatives in response to the current situation, particularly around questions regarding hierarchy, monarchy, and the Court, is to establish a Community Council. This 5-7 member body will be established through self-nomination and voting by BSC members. The view is to increase the level of community input into BSC’s governance. … Continue 

Sexual Misconduct Training with Boulder’s District Attorney

All are welcome to participate in training on sexual misconduct provided by Boulder’s District Attorney office on Saturday October 5, 10am to noon. At this training held at BSC, Officer Catrina Weigel will provide instruction for how to recognize and respond to sexual misconduct and how to better protect against it. Everyone is welcome, and all current teachers and … Continue 

Invitation to Explore White Awareness with Melanie Klein

X White Awareness Enquiry  Five Mondays, October 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, and 18; 6:30-8pm No charge For five consecutive weeks, members of the extended community are invited to explore their experience of being white in racially-complex America. This exploration is based on the Shambhala view of basic goodness and developed in partnership with UNtraining, a respected … Continue