Introductory

Shambhala Chorus

with Bill Douglas

December 8th—December 22nd

The Shambhala Chorus will meet three times in December to prepare for the Winter Solstice Children’s Day festivities. During the event on December 22, we will lead the children in singing uplifting Shambhala and Buddhist songs as part of the celebration. Continue »

Milarepa Book Study Group

December 10th—December 17th

A four-session group study of Chögyam Trungpa's book Milarepa: Lessons from the Life and Songs of Tibet's Greatest Yogi. This book explores the teacher-student relationship and Milarepa's liberation from fear and doubt. Continue »

Training the Mind and Awakening the Heart

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson & Acharya Susan Skjei

December 12th—January 23rd (2019)

Training the Mind (Tibetan "lojong") is a traditional Buddhist teaching on how to awaken our heart of compassion. This community gathering includes teachings on the Atisha slogans and the six paramitas. Continue »

Holding and Grounding: How to Work with the Activation of Trauma

December 15th—February 17th (2019)

The purpose of this series of workshops is to offer psychoeducation on the nature of trauma to the Boulder Shambhala community, as well as to teach pragmatic techniques for grounding oneself when experiencing "triggering" from trauma ... Continue »

Winter Solstice Children's Day Celebration

December 22nd

Each year, the Shambhala community celebrates Children’s Day near the Winter Solstice. During this reflective time of year, we join with family and friends in celebration, creativity, and generosity in our shared humanity. Continue »

Well Being Yoga with Katharine Kaufman

January 7th—February 13th (2019)

Feel at ease through a gentle yoga practice designed to release stiffness and tension. Quiet restorative positions are paired with breath-oriented standing sequences, balancing strength and suppleness... Continue »

Dharmic Warriors

January 11th—March 22nd (2019)

Teens! Join us in our newly formed gathering for socializing and mindfulness. Being a teen can be rough, especially in these challenging and confusing times. Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Janet Solyntjes

January 18th—January 20th (2019)

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 »

Introduction to Mamos and Protector Practice

with Shastri Andrew Sacamano

January 25th (2019)

Learn about mamos and protector practice at this introductory talk on our first day of mamo chants. Continue »

Shambhala Day 2019

February 5th (2019)

Please join us as we celebrate Shambhala Day and begin the Year of the Earth Pig! All are warmly welcome. Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Calryn Aston

February 22nd—February 24th (2019)

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 »

Meditation in Everyday Life

March 5th—April 2nd (2019)

This course provides introductory tools and teachings to weave the insights of meditation into daily life. With simple instructions and support, meditation practice can become an integral part of our lives, increasing our stability, strength, and clarity. Continue »

Parinirvana Sadhana of Mahamudra Feast

April 4th (2019)

Parinirvana means "death of an enlightened being," and April 4th marks the parinirvana of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Please join us in practicing the Sadhana of Mahamudra Feast. It is a wonderful opportunity for all levels of practitioners to enjoy ... Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

with Gary Allen

April 5th—April 7th (2019)

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 »

Bodhisattva Class

with Acharya Dale Asrael

April 10th—April 24th (2019)

Bodhisattvas take a vow to work for the benefit of others until all sentient beings have attained enlightenment. This course is based on the Bodhisattva vow sourcebook and is open to all, whether or not you intend to take the Bodhisattva vow. Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

April 23rd—May 21st (2019)

This course provides an exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist teachings, and meditation in action for daily life. Continue »