Introductory Programs


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 »

Walking the Bodhisattva Path

with Melanie Klein & Shastri Denise Wuensch

June 19th—July 17th

This five-class course with one morning practice intensive is based on the profound teachings of the Buddha, Najarjuna, Asanga, and the lineage teachings of Shambhala. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life

July 13th—July 14th

This weekend 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »