Due to the COVID-19 virus and the need for social distancing our sitting practice and scheduled programs are now completely virtualThe physical center is temporarily closed

 Please check out our programs below.  Once you are registered you will receive a Zoom link for that program.   We look forward to seeing you online! 

Programs for Mountain States USA Region

Boulder Shambhala Center

Scorpion Seal Immersion: Week 2

March 13th—August 14th

Please see program description for prerequisites. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Pandemic & Dharmaraja Guru Yoga Group Practice

June 3rd—December 30th

Please join us for pandemic practice mantra accumulations (open to all) followed immediately by Dharmaraja Guru Yoga practice (restricted to tantrikas who have the lung) Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Black & Buddhist Study Group (Online)

June 29th—August 3rd

What can we learn from our Black and Buddhist fellow practitioners about our sangha? Join us for this study group to begin exploring and understanding. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Fearlessness in Everyday Life

with Renee Cowan

July 21st—August 18th

This course introduces the Buddhist teachings on emptiness and the nature of reality. Connecting with this unborn nature, we explore the clarity and precision of living in the moment. As warriors at this level, we dare to face life and death as they are. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Open House & Meditation Instruction

July 31st

Open house includes guided meditation instruction and discussion. Learn about the variety of practice, study and community events we offer. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Lineage: Living Wisdom

with Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

August 7th

Hybrid program! Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel will explore with us what it means to enter a lineage. When we enter the lineage of the Buddha’s wisdom, we are essentially saying “yes” to transformation Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Werma Feast

August 7th

Werma Sadhakas, please join us online for our monthly Werma Feast Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Sadhana of Mahamudra - Community New Moon Practice (Online)

August 8th

We invite you to join the Sadhana of Mahamudra offered by the Boulder Shambhala Center. This monthly practice on the new moon is open to all. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra

August 8th

This practice received and written by Chogyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Padmasambhava Feast

August 17th

All authorized practitioners are welcome to the Padmasambhava Feast online! This practice is restricted to authorized tantrikas. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Deepening Compassion: Relative Bodhichitta & the Paramitas (Online)

August 17th—September 14th

Explore the Shambhala Mahayana teachings. This Shambhala Online course will be offered with local community practice and study via Zoom. Everyone is welcome! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Shambhala Sadhana - Community Full Moon Practice (Online)

August 22nd

The community practice of the Shambhala Sadhana is open to all. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

August 22nd

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 »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Kurukulla Feast Online

August 29th

All authorized practitioners are welcome to the Kurukulla Feast online! This practice is restricted to authorized sadhakas. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

A Day of Ngondro

with Jeffrey Scott

September 4th

A day of ngondro, it's as simple as that. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Sadhana of Mahamudra - Community New Moon Practice (Online)

September 6th

We invite you to join the Sadhana of Mahamudra offered by the Boulder Shambhala Center. This monthly practice on the new moon is open to all. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training V: Open Sky

September 10th—September 12th

In Shambhala Training V, our awareness continues to expand. This is likened to the open clear sky of mind, a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

September 17th—September 19th

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

Scorpion Seal Immersion: Week 3

September 19th—February 20th (2022)

Please see program description for prerequisites. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Wisdom in Everyday Life

September 22nd—October 20th

Wisdom in Everyday Life is the fifth of the five weekly courses that accompany the Shambhala Training programs Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Taming the Mind (SSBS)

September 28th—October 30th

In Taming the Mind, we present the hinayana path of renouncing samsara and the joy of developing discipline on the path that leads to liberation. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Rigden: Unconditional Confidence

with Acharya Moh Hardin

October 2nd—October 3rd

The Rigden is a representation of our inherent enlightened nature and embodies the principle of unconditional bravery. Continue »

Albuquerque Shambhala Meditation Center

LUCID DREAMING: A Deeper Dive

with Andrew Holecek

October 8th

An online retreat over two weekends Oct 8-10 and Nov 12-14, 2021 ~ A 6-Day Virtual Retreat Have you had the experience of lucid dreaming – waking up and becoming fully conscious in your dreams – but are having difficulty sustaining it? Are you looking Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

A Day of Ngondro

with Jeffrey Scott

October 16th

A day of ngondro, it's as simple as that. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training II: Birth of the Warrior

November 5th—November 7th

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

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

November 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 »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shamhatha: Nine Stages (SSBS)

November 19th—November 21st

This weekend intensive is a chance to deepen our understanding and realization of shamatha. The focus is on the first four stages of shamatha, which are the most relevant for most of us. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

A Day of Ngondro

with Jeffrey Scott

November 20th

A day of ngondro, it's as simple as that. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training III: Warrior in the World

December 10th—December 12th

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 »

Boulder Shambhala Center

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 »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path I: Great Eastern Sun

January 7th—January 9th (2022)

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 »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path II: Windhorse

March 18th—March 20th (2022)

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

Sacred Path III: Drala

May 13th—May 15th (2022)

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 »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path IV & V: Meek & Perky

July 15th—July 17th (2022)

At this point in the Sacred Path, The Four Dignities (Meek, Perky, Outrageous, Inscrutable) engage a warrior's maturing and widening sphere of benevolent engagement in the world. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path VI & VII: Outrageous & Inscrutable

September 16th—September 18th (2022)

No longer afraid of making mistakes, the unconventional and visionary perspective of the outrageous warrior combines with the skill of spontaneous inscrutability to benefit others on a larger scale. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Golden Key

with Sangyum Agness Au

November 25th—November 27th (2022)

Please join us for this special offering culminating the Sacred Path. Continue »