Community Events

Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re In without Going Crazy—Book Club

with Christine Lincoln & George Ramsey

August 18th—October 13th

Please join us for a study/action group at Boulder Shambhala. Do you start to feel crazy every time someone mentions climate change? There is an alternative. Continue »

We Are Not Princesses—Film Screening

August 28th

Please join us for a screening of Boulder Shambhala member Bridgette Auger's film "We Are Not Princesses." Free to attend and open to all! Continue »

Mindful Cinema's Summer-long Environmental Film Festival

August 30th

A Summer-long Environmental Film Festival with biweekly themes on caring for our planet—and a potluck dinner, 6:30–9:30 pm Continue »

Mindful Handwork Social Gathering

September 5th—November 21st

Join this biweekly, relaxed, creative social gathering, and bring your handiwork! We will share tea, informal conversation, and the opportunity to practice handiwork—such as knitting, crocheting, beading, and other creative arts. Continue »

Mindful Cinema's Summer-long Environmental Film Festival

September 6th

A Summer-long Environmental Film Festival with biweekly themes on caring for our planet—and a potluck dinner, 6:30–9:30 pm Continue »

11th Hour Calling: Ringing the Gong for Earth

September 11th

On the 11th day of each month, at 11am for 11 minutes, members of local faith communities gather at the corner of 14th and Spruce for Climate Action awareness. Continue »

Mindful Cinema's Summer-long Environmental Film Festival

September 13th

A Summer-long Environmental Film Festival with biweekly themes on caring for our planet—and a potluck dinner, 6:30–9:30 pm Continue »

Spontaneous Creativity with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

September 19th—September 22nd

Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche will offer support for participants to engage their creative nature, release pain identities that create blockages, and awaken to greater inspiration, awareness, openness, and abilities to joyfully serve others. Continue »

Harvest of Peace

September 29th

Refuge Vow Ceremony

October 6th

The refuge vow is the ancient, traditional ceremony of becoming a Buddhist. "By taking the refuge vow, we commit ourselves to freedom." —Chögyam Trungpa Continue »

Meeting Challenges: Obstacles as the Stepping Stones to Enlightenment with Ringu Tulku Rinpoche

October 11th—October 12th

Please join us for a program with Ringu Tulku Rinpoche, a Tibetan Buddhist master in the Kagyü tradition. Continue »

The Future is Open

with Carolyn Gimian

November 22nd—November 24th

Chogyam Trungpa challenges both popular and fundamental misconceptions in our understanding of the Buddhist doctrines of karma and rebirth, sharing a view of the Buddhist path and the practice of meditation that can actually help people to wake up. Continue »