Programs

Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Meditation Collective

January 22nd—December 23rd

The Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Meditation Collective provides a kind and open community for meditators of color to practice. Continue »

Scorpion Seal Immersion

July 11th—February 13th (2021)

Knowing we need to go deeper to understand this timeless wisdom, we are creating a study, practice, and playing environment to help ourselves and each other to deepen in the profound Scorpion Seal Dharma. Continue »

Dharmaraja Guru Yoga

August 22nd—December 26th

This practice is open to all tantrikas who have previously received the lung for this practice. Continue »

Aspirations for the Great Seal (mahāmudrā) that is the Definitive Meaning—Part II

with Jules Levinson

September 17th—December 3rd

Come along for the journey these stanzas from Karmapa Rangjung Dorjé’s Aspirations for the Great Seal that is the Definitive Meaning describe, a deep education in view, meditation, conduct, and fruition. Open to tantrikas! Continue »

Monday Evening Dharma Talk & Meditation

November 2nd—February 22nd (2021)

We invite you to gather during this time of pandemic to join in conversation, Buddhist teachings, meditation, practice, and community. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

November 16th—December 14th

Open to all! Learning to relax into our basic goodness allows a contentment and feeling of well-being to arise that is a total game changer! Continue »

Shambhala Training III: Warrior in the World

with Dhi Good

December 4th—December 6th

In Shambhala Training III, we work in a deliberate way, making an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated in our meditation practice into all aspects of daily life. Continue »

Connecting to the Healing Power of the Sacred Elements with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

December 5th—December 6th

During this weekend, we will learn how to connect to the outer sacred elements and spirits of the elements in our environment, the inner sacred dimension of elements through the energy in our body, and the innermost sacred dimension of the elements—awaren Continue »

For the Love of Wisdom: An Arts Extravaganza Fun-raiser — Online of course!

with Jessie Friedman, Cynthia Moku, Sangyum Agness Au, David Rome

December 12th

Please join us for this community fundraising gala. Open to all! Continue »

Tea and Thangkas: A Three-part Series

with Cynthia Moku

December 12th—February 14th (2021)

Looking at select thangka paintings, with celebrated painter Cynthia Moku, we will enter and explore the powerful visual field of sacred art. Continue »

Werma Feast Online

December 13th

Werma Sadhakas, please join us online for our monthly Werma Feast Continue »

Conversation with the Director

with Jessie Friedman

December 22nd

Informal conversation with our Boulder Shambhala Center Director, Jessie Friedman. Continue »

Padmasambhava Feast

December 22nd

All authorized practitioners are welcome to the Padmasambhava Feast online! This practice is restricted to authorized tantrikas. Continue »

Holiday Werma Weekthun Online

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

December 26th—January 2nd (2021)

Open to all Werma & Scorpion Seal practitioners. This holiday intensive will focus on Werma Sadhana & Scorpion Seal practice, talks, and discussion. Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

December 29th

The recitation of this sadhana is a way for us to establish confidence in our own basic goodness and to rouse the wish for all beings to recognize their basic goodness. Open to all! Continue »

BSC 4th Annual Sit-A-Thon!! For the Love of Wisdom

January 2nd—January 3rd (2021)

BSC’s 4th annual 24-hour Sit-A-Thon is upon us! Whether you’re new to meditation or an advanced practitioner, please show your support by joining us––for one hour, 12 hours, or all 24! Continue »

Anatomy & Physiology of Ego: A Dharma Study Workshop on the Five Skandhas

with Eileen Malloy

January 5th—February 2nd (2021)

Please join us for a participatory five- week class exploring the foundational Buddhist teaching on the five skandhas. Open to all! Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

January 8th—January 10th (2021)

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to this original nature with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine, dignified, caring human beings. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life

January 11th—February 8th (2021)

Joy in Everyday Life expands the meditation experience to develop further kindness toward ourselves and others. Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

January 13th (2021)

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

Sowa Rigpa: the Science of Health & Happiness

with Dr. Nida Chenagtsang

January 23rd—January 24th (2021)

In this weekend workshop, Tibetan physician Dr. Nida Chenagtsang will introduce the traditional medical system of Tibet and its spiritual counterpart, the Yuthok Nyingthig, showing the profound connection between healing and dharma practice. Open to all! Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

January 28th (2021)

The recitation of this sadhana is a way for us to establish confidence in our own basic goodness and to rouse the wish for all beings to recognize their basic goodness. Open to all! Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

February 5th—February 7th (2021)

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to this original nature with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine, dignified, caring human beings. Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

February 11th (2021)

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

February 17th—March 17th (2021)

Open to all! Learn how to meditate and live a mindful life. Continue »

Shambhala Training IV: Awakened Heart

February 19th—February 21st (2021)

As we trust further in basic goodness and dare to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world as it is. In this way we can extend ourselves to others fully with kindness. Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

February 27th (2021)

The recitation of this sadhana is a way for us to establish confidence in our own basic goodness and to rouse the wish for all beings to recognize their basic goodness. Open to all! Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

March 8th—April 5th (2021)

This course introduces the Buddhist teachings on emptiness and the nature of reality. Connecting with this unborn nature, we explore the clarity and precision of living in the moment. As warriors at this level, we dare to face life and death as they are. Continue »

Shambhala Training II: Birth of the Warrior

March 12th—March 14th (2021)

This program builds on the foundation of the meditation practice that was introduced in Shambhala Training I and explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

March 31st—April 28th (2021)

Open to all! Learning to relax into our basic goodness allows a contentment and feeling of well-being to arise that is a total game changer! Continue »

Shambhala Training V: Open Sky

April 9th—April 11th (2021)

In Shambhala Training V, our awareness continues to expand. This is likened to the open clear sky of mind, a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Continue »

Wisdom in Everyday Life

April 19th—May 17th (2021)

Wisdom in Everyday Life is the fifth of the five weekly courses that accompany the Shambhala Training programs Continue »

Shambhala Training III: Warrior in the World

May 14th—May 16th (2021)

In Shambhala Training III, we work in a deliberate way, making an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated in our meditation practice into all aspects of daily life. Continue »

Joy in Everyday Life

May 26th—June 23rd (2021)

Joy in Everyday Life expands the meditation experience to develop further kindness toward ourselves and others. Continue »

Shambhala Training IV: Awakened Heart

July 9th—July 11th (2021)

As we trust further in basic goodness and dare to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world as it is. In this way we can extend ourselves to others fully with kindness. Continue »

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

July 21st—August 18th (2021)

This course introduces the Buddhist teachings on emptiness and the nature of reality. Connecting with this unborn nature, we explore the clarity and precision of living in the moment. As warriors at this level, we dare to face life and death as they are. Continue »

Shambhala Training V: Open Sky

September 10th—September 12th (2021)

In Shambhala Training V, our awareness continues to expand. This is likened to the open clear sky of mind, a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

September 17th—September 19th (2021)

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to this original nature with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine, dignified, caring human beings. Continue »

Wisdom in Everyday Life

September 22nd—October 20th (2021)

Wisdom in Everyday Life is the fifth of the five weekly courses that accompany the Shambhala Training programs Continue »

Shambhala Training II: Birth of the Warrior

November 5th—November 7th (2021)

This program builds on the foundation of the meditation practice that was introduced in Shambhala Training I and explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. Continue »

Shambhala Training III: Warrior in the World

December 10th—December 12th (2021)

In Shambhala Training III, we work in a deliberate way, making an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated in our meditation practice into all aspects of daily life. Continue »