Community Events

Mindful Handiwork Social Gathering

June 13th—July 25th

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 »

Immeasurable Wisdom: A Mahayana City Retreat

with Michelle De Raismes, Roland Cohen, Rose Sposito, Lynele Jones

June 16th—June 22nd

It can be rare to have an opportunity to gather in the simplicity of meditation practice. Continue »

Mahayana Month Talk Series

with Lainie Logan, Patricia Kelly, Lynele Jones, Roland Cohen

June 17th—June 21st

Join us for this five talk series on the Mahayana! Continue »

Mindful Cinema's Summer-long Environmental Film Festival

June 21st

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

White Tara Practice Group

with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown

July 6th

The White Tara practice group meets the first Saturday of each month. White Tara is particularly relied upon in times of domestic and community turmoil and disharmony, and when personal or family health is threatened. Continue »

Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times: Shambhala and World Peace

July 17th

The legend and power of Shambhala and its connection to the Kalachakra teachings are not only of interest to members of Shambhala Centers. Khentrul Rinpoche is a non-sectarian Tibetan Buddhist master who has dedicated his Continue »

The Art of Undoing: Meditation and Yoga

with Katharine Kaufman

July 20th

The pairing of meditation with yoga is lively, intimate and generous. Yoga and meditation together help us befriend our emotions, calm restlessness and meet change and difficulties with flexibility and a bigger perspective. Continue »

New Members Welcome & Orientation

July 21st

We would like to personally welcome all new community members of the Boulder Shambhala Center. Continue »

Mindful Cinema's Summer-long Environmental Film Festival

July 26th

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

Transcendent Intelligence: Helping the World through Meditative Insight with Changling Rinpoche

July 29th

Join us for this special public talk where Changling Rinpoche will present Prajnaparamita teachings! Continue »

Mindful Cinema's Summer-long Environmental Film Festival

August 2nd

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

Rites of Passage

with Kerry MacLean, Kelly MacLean, Rachel Steele

August 5th—August 11th

This special program marks a child’s first major step to adulthood—the transition from being dependent on one’s parents to gaining confidence as a contributing member of society, taking on greater responsibility within the family and the community. Continue »

Breema Workshop

August 9th—August 11th

Breema offers us the possibility of having a new posture toward life, one in which we see that it’s possible to meet the constantly changing events of life with a balanced and supportive atmosphere within ourselves. Continue »

Mindful Cinema's Summer-long Environmental Film Festival

August 16th

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

Opening the Umbrella: A Conference with Lady Diana

with The Druk Sakyong Wangmo, Lady Diana Mukpo

August 23rd—August 24th

How can we honor our unique teachings and culture while also opening the umbrella to provide a home for people with different practice paths? 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 »

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 »

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 »