Introductory Programs


Early Morning Meditation (In-Person)

September 27th—December 10th

Early morning weekly meditation facilitated by Hugh Pixler. Continue »

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

December 19th

The recitation of this sadhana is a way for us to establish confidence in our own basic goodness and to rouse the wish for all beings to recognize their basic goodness. Open to all! Continue »

HYBRID Weekthun: Meeting the Great Queen, Our Own Innate Wisdom

with Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown, Donna Williams, Pablo Coddou

January 7th—January 14th (2022)

This retreat will be broadcasted from Karme Choling. Boulder Shambhala is a partner with Karme Choling and offering the opportunity to participate in this retreat from the Boulder Shambhala Center. You may also join from home via Zoom. Continue »

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

with Jonathan Barbieri

January 14th—January 16th (2022)

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 »

Karma: Five Skandhas & Twelve Nidanas (SSBS)

July 19th—August 20th (2022)

Who am I? How did I get here, and where am I going? Looking directly at the experience of mind, we begin to understand our apparent confusion about ourselves and the phenomena of our world. Continue »

Union of Shamatha-Vipashyana Community Weekend (SSBS)

September 9th—September 11th (2022)

Full awakening is not possible until we have realized the inherent unity of shamatha and vipashyana. Being on the dot is only possible when we appreciate the whole space of our existence. This weekend continues to deepen our practice of shamatha, Continue »

Lojong (SSBS)

October 11th—November 12th (2022)

Sadhana of Mahamudra (SSBS)

December 9th—December 11th (2022)

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is a short liturgy practiced by the Shambhala community on the new and full moon days of the lunar calendar. he text presents a fruition vajrayana view, bringing together the devotion mahamudra of the Kagyü and the crazy wisdom of Continue »