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

BSC Pandemic Support Group

April 1st—July 29th

A space to share our present experience and emotions, be in community, and be seen and heard during this time. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Pandemic Group Practice & Mantra Accumulations

May 28th—August 27th

Open to all. Please join us for practice and mantra accumulation for working with the pandemic. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Breathing Space (Online)

June 9th—July 7th

Everyone is welcome for food, conversation and meditation - a la Zoom, of course. Continue »

Shambhala Mountain Center

Summer Seminar I: Discovering the Path of Liberation, and II: Living Wisdom and Compassion

with Acharya Susan Chapman, Acharya Judith Simmer-brown, Acharya Holly Gayley, Acharya Dan Hessey

June 12th—July 12th

A month-long immersion into the Buddha's teachings. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Dharma Mommies Group (Online)

with Juliet Bromfield & Shauna Eheler

June 16th—August 25th

For new (and new-ish) mommies. Both beginners and experienced practitioners welcome. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Aspirations for the Great Seal (mahāmudrā) that is the Definitive Meaning

with Jules Levinson

June 25th—August 13th

Come along for the journey these stanzas from Karmapa Rangjung Dorjé’s Aspirations for the Great Seal that is the Definitive Meaning describe, a deep education in view, meditation, conduct, and fruition. Open to tantrikas! Continue »

Shambhala Mountain Center

Warrior Assembly

June 29th—July 10th

Building on Enlightened Society Assembly and the Sacred Path programs, Warrior Assembly is a living teaching in creating enlightened society Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

The Black Experience?—A Film Series presented by The Lu Collective

July 3rd—July 31st

For the month July, The Lu Collective presents a film series that explores various aspects of the black experience.  Films will question stereotypes, unearth social location, examine gentrification, and unveil the black queer experience. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Werma Feast Online

July 9th

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

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path VI & VII: Outrageous & Inscrutable

with Shastri Will Ryken

July 10th—July 12th

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

Scorpion Seal Immersion

July 11th—February 16th (2021)

Knowing we need to go deeper to understand this timeless wisdom, we are creating a study, practice, and playing environment to help ourselves and each other to deepen in the profound Scorpion Seal Dharma. Continue »

Shambhala Mountain Center

Scorpion Seal Assemblies III, IV, V Garchen

July 12th—July 23rd

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana - Course II (Online)

with Acharya Dale Asrael & Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

July 14th—August 25th

This is the second in a series of five courses exploring the profundity of the Hinayana teachings of the Buddha. Open to all. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

David Rome Presents the Poetry of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

with David Rome

July 14th

In this online offering David Rome will read and provide elucidating commentary on a selection of the Vidyadhara’s poetic output. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

BSC's Online Community Meeting

July 19th

Join us for our second online community meeting! There will be conversations on practical methods for healing community trauma & more. Continue »

Albuquerque Shambhala Meditation Center

White Tara: A Soothing Practice for Difficult Times

with Acharya Judith Simmer-brown

July 25th—August 15th

This four-week recorded course introduces the short daily practice of White Tara, one of the most famous bodhisattvas of compassion in Tibetan Buddhism. Emanated from the tears of the compassionate Avalokiteshvara, peaceful White Tara is said Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Padmasambhava Feast

July 29th

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

Boulder Shambhala Center

Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger—Reading Group

August 2nd—August 30th

Please join us for Sundays in August to discuss pressing issues of racial justice, anger, and look directly at your own biases and systemic oppression. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Werma Feast Online

August 7th

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

Shambhala Mountain Center

Natural Wakefulness: A Summer Half-Dathün, a 2 Week Meditation Retreat

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

August 9th—August 23rd

Deepen your connection to your practice and open your heart. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Red Jambhala Feast

August 16th

All authorized practitioners are welcome to the Red Jambhala Feast on line! This practice is restricted to authorized sadhakas. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Khandro Rinpoche

August 19th—August 20th

Save the dates! Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

SMCD Town Hall

August 23rd

Join in sangha to process how we move forward as a community. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Padmasambhava Feast

August 28th

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

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

September 11th—September 12th

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

Shambhala Training IV: Awakened Heart

September 18th—September 20th

As we trust further in basic goodness and dare to experience the sharp edge of reality, we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world as it is. In this way we can extend ourselves to others fully with kindness. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

September 25th—September 27th

Save the dates! Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

October 9th—October 11th

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

Shambhala Training II: Birth of the Warrior

November 6th—November 8th

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

Shambhala Training V: Open Sky

November 13th—November 15th

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 »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

SMCD Town Hall

November 29th

Join in sangha to process how we move forward as a community. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training III: Warrior in the World

December 4th—December 6th

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 »