Community Events

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 »

Monday Night Community Gathering: Conversations for Good

December 10th—February 25th (2019)

A community event for Shambhala members and newcomers—please invite your friends! Continue »

Mindful Cinema

December 13th—March 29th (2019)

Fusing international culture, diversity, and kindness, Mindful Cinema is a new gathering for Shambhala Boulder cinephiles and foodies. 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 »

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 »

Milarepa Day

February 18th (2019)

From humble beginnings, Milarepa set out to purify his bad karma. This full day of practice includes reading songs of the Kagyu lineage teachers. In chanting them, we attune our minds to theirs, invoking the inspiration of their sanity and devotion. Continue »

Sadhana of Kindness: Awakening the Moon of Enlightened Society

with Acharya Dale Asrael

March 1st—March 3rd (2019)

Together we will discover the new Sadhana of Kindness, a companion practice to the Shambhala Sadhana. Join us for communal practice and study of this beautiful text! 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 »

Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony

with Acharya Dale Asrael

April 28th (2019)

The Bodhisattva vow is a commitment to put others before oneself and to work wholeheartedly for their benefit. The basis of this vow is the heart of bodhicitta and the commitment to develop kindness, friendliness and compassion. Continue »