Community Events

Open Movement Collective

with Hannah Kinderlehrer & Richard Merrill

February 13th—March 27th

It's your birthright to feel good in your body. Join Rick Merrill, Hannah Kinderlehrer and senior movement teachers in the new year for our first Open Movement Collective ... Continue »

Mindful Cinema

February 15th—May 24th

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

Training in Tenderness: Video Recording

February 17th—February 24th

Did you miss out on Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche’s teachings at BSC? Or do you want to experience them a second time? Watch or listen to the recorded video stream, available for purchase until February 24. Continue »

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

February 17th

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 »

Milarepa Day

February 18th

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 »

Monday Night Community Gathering: Conversations for Good

February 18th—May 6th

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

Family Meditation and Meal Get Together

February 28th—May 30th

Have you wondered if you'll ever have time to meditate being a parent? Have you wanted to expose your children to meditation but can't find the proper setting? Let's support each other! We'll get together and sit. Continue »

Way of the Moon: Awakening Kindness

with Acharya Dale Asrael

March 1st—March 3rd

Kindness expresses the innate longing for connection that enables us to put others before ourselves. In a society displaying division, confusion, competition, and speediness, kindness may seem questionable or even disempowering. How can we skillfully, gen Continue »

Ringing the Gong for Earth

March 11th

Together with other local churches and spiritual groups, we are ringing our bells/drums/gongs/shofar on the 11th day of each month at 11am. We are in the 11th hour of an urgent need for action! Continue »

Spring Arts Day

March 31st


Discover meditative arts with demonstrations and hands-on classes at the Boulder Shambhala Center! Continue »

Parinirvana Sadhana of Mahamudra Feast

April 4th

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 »

New Members Welcome & Orientation

April 21st

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

Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony

with Acharya Dale Asrael

April 28th

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 »

New Members Welcome & Orientation

July 21st

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