Programs for Mountain States USA Region

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Sacred Path Study: Reflections in the Cosmic Mirror

with Shastri Denise Wuensch & Shastri Dhi Good

July 2nd—September 10th

For advanced Shambhala practitioners and warriors currently attending Sacred Path, this is a study group for the precious texts received. We will engage collectively with group conversations, meditation practice and study of the Shambhala terma. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

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 »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Teaching With Bravery

with Acharya Noel McLellan

August 25th - Date postponed or cancelled

Gaining strength for the school year. Stepping onto the inner path. Discovering and enjoying a community of practice. Open to teachers and youth workers at any level, parents, and anyone who works with other people!  Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Sacred Path: Golden Key

with Acharya Dan Hessey

August 30th—September 2nd

The final program in the Sacred Path series. This three-day weekend retreat is based on a Shambhala text that works with our relationship to the phenomenal world and our sense perceptions. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path I: Great Eastern Sun

with Elaine Yuen

August 30th—September 1st

Great Eastern Sun, the first program in the Sacred Path, is based on seeing that there is a natural source of radiance and brilliance in this world—which is the innate wakefulness of human beings. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Community New Moon Practice

August 31st

Compassionate and healing practices are a mainstay for any Buddhist lineage and especially in difficult times, it is crucial. The Shambhala community is committed to healing and cultivating strength on a monthly basis. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Dharmic Warriors

September 6th—November 15th

Teens! Join our biweekly gathering for socializing and mindfulness. Being a teen can be rough, especially in these challenging and confusing times... Continue »

Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Adana Barbieri

September 6th—September 8th

Shambhala Training is a path to develop the dignity of being human, using meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and toward our world. All are welcome! Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

with Margot Iseman

September 6th—September 8th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to this original nature with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine, dignified, caring human beings. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Looking Deeply: Meditation, Difference, & Inclusion

with Jeffrey Scott

September 6th—September 8th - Date postponed or cancelled

Grounded in the profound contemplation of basic goodness from the Shambhala tradition and the gentle stability provided by sitting meditation, over the course of this weekend we will engage with each other around our own experiences of exclusion/inclusion Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Traditional Chinese Qigong: Levels 1 & 2

with Acharya Dale Asrael

September 7th—September 8th

Qigong is a form of gentle, relaxing exercises to strengthen joints, muscles, tendons, and bones, and to increase flexibility, stimulate the circulation of energy in our body, and enhance mental clarity. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Ashe Society

September 7th

Restricted to graduates of Warrior Assembly, we will revisit and enjoy precious transmissions for cultivating enlightened society. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

STILLness: Meditation in the Galleries

September 8th

Silent meditation session at the Clyfford Still Contemporary Art Museum. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Meditation in Everyday Life

September 10th—October 8th

This course provides introductory tools and teachings to weave the insights of meditation into daily life. With simple instructions and support, meditation practice can become an integral part of our lives, increasing our stability, strength, and clarity. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Shambhala Kids 2019 - 2020

September 15th—May 17th (2020)

Children ages 4 - 8 invited to come explore the world through their senses. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Dragon Club 2019 - 2020

September 15th—May 17th (2020)

Children ages 9 - 12 are invited to explore meditation practice and contemplative space. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Parenting as Path 2019 - 2020

September 15th—May 17th (2020)

Join other parents monthly for time to meditate, contemplate and discuss the journey of parenting. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Membership Ceremony and Celebration

September 15th

Please join us to welcome our newest members of Shambhala. This ceremony of appreciation is a powerful moment to experience our shared principles - basic goodness and enlightened society - through gathering the community and celebrating together. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

People of Color Meditation Group

with Laurie Amodeo

September 19th—November 21st

Monthly meditation and discussion group open to anyone who self-identifies as a person of color. Continue »

Albuquerque Shambhala Meditation Center

Harvest of Peace

September 22nd

On Sunday, September 22, 2019 we invite all members and friends to our community Pot Luck celebration of Harvest of Peace. Continue »

Albuquerque Shambhala Meditation Center

Heart Sutra

with Shastri Kim Kelso

September 27th—September 29th

During this intensive study and practice weekend, we will take a deep dive into the Heart Sutra- also called the Sutra of the Heart of Transcendent Knowledge. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Denise Wuensch

September 27th—September 29th

This program includes basic meditation instruction, conversation with experienced teachers, and the opportunity to meet new friends. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Andrew Sacamano

September 27th—September 29th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to this original nature with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine, dignified, caring human beings. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Four Foundations of Mindfulness

with Richard Merrill & Acharya Holly Gayley

September 27th—September 29th

In this weekend retreat, we will explore the unique and provocative teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche on The Four Foundations of Mindfulness within a context of sitting meditation and contemplative movement practices. Continue »

Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center

Introduction to Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

with Shastri Janet Solyntjes

September 28th

This experiential workshop will offer user-friendly techniques for dealing with stress and for cultivating our deepest potential for living a full and satisfying life. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Community New Moon Practice

September 28th

Compassionate and healing practices are a mainstay for any Buddhist lineage and especially in difficult times, it is crucial. The Shambhala community is committed to healing and cultivating strength on a monthly basis. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training II: Birth of the Warrior

October 4th—October 6th

This program builds on the foundation of the meditation practice that was introduced in Shambhala Training I and explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Taoist Qigong Level 3

with Acharya Dale Asrael

October 5th—October 6th

Taoist qigong is a spiritual discipline that cultivates body and mind simultaneously. Originally called taoyin, which means 'guiding the flow of internal energy (qi), it has been practiced for over two thousand years in China. Continue »

Albuquerque Shambhala Meditation Center

Daylong Practice Retreat (Nyinthun)

October 6th

Daylong Practice Retreat (Nyinthun) Sunday, October 6th, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Suggested Donation: $10 All welcome Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Shastri Denise Wuensch

October 8th—November 5th

This course presents introductory teachings and tools for working with meditation in everyday life. Open to all. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Full Moon Community Practice: Shambhala Sadhana & Social Meditation

October 12th

Celebrate the Full Moon with virtue and friends! Join us for the Shambhala Sadhana and Social Meditation. Open to All. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Finding Treasure: the Terma Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism with Ringu Tulku Rinpoche

October 13th

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche will share his understanding of the history and benefit of the terma tradition to tantrikas (those who have received pointing out instruction by a lineage holder in one of the Tibetan schools).  Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path II: Windhorse

October 18th—October 20th

This program, the second in the Sacred Path series, teaches a practice to bring about skillful and heartfelt social engagement, enabling the warrior to go forward in the midst of whatever challenges occur. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Contentment in Everyday Life

October 22nd—November 19th

This course provides an exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist teachings, and meditation in action for daily life. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Calryn Aston

October 25th—October 27th

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to this original nature with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine, dignified, caring human beings. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Community New Moon Practice

October 26th

Compassionate and healing practices are a mainstay for any Buddhist lineage and especially in difficult times, it is crucial. The Shambhala community is committed to healing and cultivating strength on a monthly basis. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training II: Birth of the Warrior

November 1st—November 3rd

This program builds on the foundation of the meditation practice that was introduced in Shambhala Training I and explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Exploring Doubt & Confidence in an Era of Fake Everything

with Richard Merrill

November 6th—November 23rd

We will immerse ourselves in the teachings on the Four Dignities (Tiger, Lion, Garuda, Dragon) to understand how relevant and potent these teachings are and how they can support us in meeting the challenges of our lives and times with gentleness, courage Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Joy in Everyday Life

November 7th—December 12th

Joy in Everyday Life expands the meditation experience to develop further kindness toward ourselves and others. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

STILLness: Meditation in the Galleries

November 10th

Silent meditation session at the Clyfford Still Contemporary Art Museum. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

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 »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training III: Warrior in the World

November 22nd—November 24th

In Shambhala Training III, we work in a deliberate way, making an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated in our meditation practice into all aspects of daily life. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Community New Moon Practice

November 30th

Compassionate and healing practices are a mainstay for any Buddhist lineage and especially in difficult times, it is crucial. The Shambhala community is committed to healing and cultivating strength on a monthly basis. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with John Cobb & Shastri Dhi Good

December 6th—December 7th

This program includes basic meditation instruction, conversation with experienced teachers, and the opportunity to meet new friends. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path III: Drala

December 13th—December 15th

Drala is the third program in the Sacred Path series and introduces further warriorship practices. These practices are based on a societal vision and aspiration to help the world. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Full Moon Community Practice: Shambhala Sadhana & Social Meditation

December 14th

Celebrate the Full Moon with virtue and friends! Join us for the Shambhala Sadhana and Social Meditation. Open to All. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Community New Moon Practice

December 28th

Compassionate and healing practices are a mainstay for any Buddhist lineage and especially in difficult times, it is crucial. The Shambhala community is committed to healing and cultivating strength on a monthly basis. Continue »