Programs for Mountain States USA Region

Boulder Shambhala Center

Dharmic Warriors

September 6th—December 13th

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

Shambhala Kids 2019 - 2020

September 15th—May 17th (2020)

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

Boulder Shambhala Center

Radical Dharma Reading Group

November 3rd—December 15th

Please join us to read and discuss the book Radical Dharma by Lama Rod Owens, Rev. angel Kyodo Williams, and Jasmine Sydullah. You are welcomed to engage in a critical discussion on the dynamics of power, privilege, and race as it affects dharma communiti Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Heart Sutra Study

with Fred Jaben

November 19th—December 17th

We will investigate the meaning of the Heart Sutra through recitation, contemplation, study and discussion. Open to all. 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

Traditional Daoist Qigong: Level 3

with Acharya Dale Asrael

December 7th—December 8th

Qigong is designed to cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through Taoist practices that integrate movement, breath, and qi or internal energy to promote health and longevity. Continue »

Albuquerque Shambhala Meditation Center

POSTURAL SUPPORT for AWAKENMENT

with Suzanne Powell

December 7th

Do you experience discomfort when sitting? Are you interested in a more embodied meditation? How we inhabit our bodies during sitting meditation beneficially contributes to the overall quality of wakefulness in our practice. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Beyond Gender: The Inseparable Union of the Feminine & Masculine Principles

with Sangyum Agness Au & Erika Berland

December 7th—December 8th - Date postponed or cancelled

The teachings on Inseparable Union lift the veil on all polarities, including gender, politics, and social movements. By recognizing and resisting the cultural vortex of echo chambers, we can return again and again to the neutral ground of one’s innate na Continue »

Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center

Windhorse - Sacred Path Series

with Elaine Yuen

December 13th—December 15th

Windhorse practice is a way 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

with Acharya Susan Skjei

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

Children's Day

December 15th

Join in community to celebrate the Winter Solstice. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Membership Oath Ceremony

December 15th

Join us to welcome new members of the Denver Center Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Holiday Dance Party with The Hazel Miller Band

December 15th

Join the party! Sunday, December 15th, 6-10pm at the Boulder Shambhala Center Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Support the Sit-A-Thon

December 21st—December 22nd

Donate to support the Sit-A-Thon at SMCD Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Winter Solstice Sit-A-Thon

December 21st—December 22nd

Join in community to help fundraise for the Denver Shambhala Center in a 24 hour Sit-A-Thon. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

A Light in the Darkness: A Winter Solstice Children's Day Celebration

December 21st

Each year, the Shambhala community celebrates Children’s Day near the Winter Solstice. During this reflective time of year, we join with family and friends in celebration, creativity, and generosity in our shared humanity. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Drala Hike: North Table Mountain Park

December 22nd

Everyone is welcome to join us for a contemplative hike and experience the magic of autumn in Colorado. All experience levels, especially families and children, are encouraged to come along! Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Holiday Practice Intensive

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

December 26th—December 31st

This is a great opportunity to deepen your practice in a relaxed, urban, residential setting. We are offering Shamatha and Vajrayana tracks. Continue »

Albuquerque Shambhala Meditation Center

DAYLONG PRACTICE RETREAT (Nyinthun)

January 5th (2020)

All welcome! In the Shambhala Buddhist social dharma, basic meditation is a way for us to develop friendliness towards ourselves through returning to simplicity and being fully present to the play of our inner world. Continue »

Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Jonathan Barbieri

January 10th—January 12th (2020)

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

Boulder Shambhala Center

Nyinthun

January 12th (2020)

Taking it back to the old school! All day nyinthun! Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Joy in Everyday Life

with Renee Cowan

January 21st—February 18th (2020)

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

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

January 24th—January 26th (2020)

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 Art 1 & 2

with Sensei, Alexandra Shenpen & Hazel Bercholz

January 31st—February 2nd (2020)

In Shambhala Art, we learn mostly through experiential exercises that make us aware and help us explore and discover the creative process Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path IV & V: Meek & Perky

with Shastri Angelika Behrooz

February 7th—February 9th (2020)

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

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

February 28th—March 1st (2020)

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

March 13th—March 15th (2020)

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 »

Albuquerque Shambhala Meditation Center

THE ART of DYING – Transforming Obstacle into Opportunity

with Andrew Holecek

March 27th—March 29th (2020)

REGISTER EARLY: Limited to 40 Participants Andrew will guide us through the Tibetan bardo teachings which can transform our daily lives by helping us approach transitions with confidence. Bardo is a Tibetan word that means "gap" or "transition." Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training II: Birth of the Warrior

April 3rd—April 5th (2020)

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

Traditional Daoist Qigong: Level 4

with Acharya Dale Asrael

April 11th—April 12th (2020)

Qigong is designed to cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through Taoist practices that integrate movement, breath, and qi or internal energy to promote health and longevity. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path VI & VII: Outrageous & Inscrutable

with Gary Allen

April 17th—April 19th (2020)

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

Shambhala Training V: Open Sky

April 24th—April 26th (2020)

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 III: Warrior in the World

May 1st—May 3rd (2020)

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

Sacred Path: Golden Key

with Sangyum Agness Au

May 22nd—May 25th (2020)

Through exploring the depth of perception, one engages the elemental and magical strength inherent in the world all around us.   Continue »