Community Events

Sunday Community Practice

September 1st—August 30th

New Sunday morning format! Sunday Community Practice is the opportunity for our whole community to come together for meditation, food, and conversation. Continue »

11th Hour Calling: Ringing the Gong for Earth

January 11th—December 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 »

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

January 22nd—June 24th

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

Neutral Day: Uncovering Sacred Space and Inviting the Dralas

February 23rd

This is a traditional time of year to clean and refresh one's home and shrines in preparation for the start of the new year on Shambhala Day, February 24, 2020 Continue »

Shambhala Day: Year of the Iron Mouse

February 24th

Save the dates for a week of community celebration! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra Shambhala Day Celebration

February 24th

On this first evening of the year of the Iron Mouse, we gather as a community to practice the Sadhana of Mahamudra, a practice written 50 years ago by the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Continue »

Annual New Year Lhasang at Chautauqua Park

with Acharya Dan Hessey

February 29th

Please join us at Chautauqua Park for the Annual New YEAR Lhasang Continue »

White Tara Practice Group

March 7th

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 »

Milarepa Day

March 8th

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 »

Balancing Body, Awakening Mind: A Meditation and Yoga Workshop

with De West & Gary Allen

March 28th

In this workshop, through sitting instruction and yoga practice, we'll look carefully at how to get into an ideal meditation posture, helping people to work with their individual stuckness and knots to find a balanced, relaxed sitting form. This foundatio Continue »

White Tara Practice Group

April 4th

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 »

The Three Yanas of the Great Eastern Sun: Part I

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

April 6th—April 20th

In Part I of this course, focusing on the first yana, we will explore the path of individual liberation and the basic sanity of mindfulness-awareness practice through talks, guided meditations, and readings. Continue »

Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony

with Acharya Holly Gayley

April 11th

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 »

White Tara Practice Group

May 2nd

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 »

New and Returning Volunteer Training & Appreciation Day

May 9th

Please join us for this one day FREE training and celebration! Become a Volunteer and join a culture of kindness dedicated to offering our hearts and minds for the benefit of others! Continue »

The Wish Fulfilling Jewel: Money & Sacredness

with Acharya Eric Spiegel

May 15th—May 17th

We will explore the ways in which “wealth” relates with our own sanity, and how we can cultivate our relationship with complex energies of money, finance, and wealth. Continue »

Chogyam Trungpa Conference (Vienna)

May 22nd—May 24th

We will gather at the Boulder Shambhala Center to participate in this conference remotely. Due to the time difference, some portions will be live streamed and other segments will be shown on video delay. More information and a detailed schedule coming soo Continue »

Three Yanas of the Great Eastern Sun: Part III

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

June 1st—June 15th

In Part III, contemplating the third yana, we will work with teachings on indestructible sacredness reviewing readings from Trungpa Rinpoche's  The Heart of the Buddha, particularly the chapter "Sacred Outlook." Continue »

White Tara Practice Group

June 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 »

Khandro Rinpoche

August 19th—August 20th

Save the dates! Continue »

Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

September 25th—September 27th