Online Events

This first track of Summer Seminar, “Discovering the Path of Liberation” focuses on the Hinayana or foundational teachings, the first phase of the Buddha’s teachings. We will study the life of the Buddha and trace his more →

ONLINE • Summer Seminar I: Discovering the Path of Liberation

Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown and Noel McLellan

June 16–30, 2021
The single focus of the Buddha’s teachings was showing living beings the path of liberation from suffering and reconnecting with our natural state of freedom. The profundity and sophistication with which the Buddha expressed this journey more →

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

Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown, Noel McLellan, Holly Gayley and Loden Nyima

June 16–July 15, 2021
All of us have an innate capacity to experience well being, strength, and confidence, even in the face of stress, pain, or illness. In order to enhance that capacity, we introduce the power of mindfulness, the more →

ONLINE • Mindfulness Meditation Retreat: A 5-Day Silent Retreat

Janet Solyntjes and Janet Curry

June 19–23, 2021
One million years of healthy human life are lost every year due to traffic-related noise (World Health Organization). How can one quiet a noisy world? You can push the "reset button." Even brief periods of silence more →
The second Summer Seminar track, entitled “Living Wisdom and Compassion,” focuses on the Mahayana teachings, oriented toward awakening for the benefit of all beings. Select topics are chosen each year, and practitioners are encouraged to return more →

ONLINE • Summer Seminar II: Living Wisdom and Compassion

Holly Gayley and Loden Nyima

July 1–15, 2021
Samu is a Zen term that refers to the physical work necessary to maintain the Zen monastery. It can also be a powerful practice of meditation in action. “Mindfulness is a process of growth and maturing more →
Learn the secrets of true agelessness from food and forgiveness mentor Marcella Friel and holistic nutritionist Mary Sheila Gonnella and discover your body’s miraculous capacity for regeneration at any chronological age. In this online weekend retreat, more →

ONLINE • Becoming Ageless as We Age

Marcella Friel and Mary Sheila Gonnella

July 16–18, 2021
Mahasangha Gathering, July 22-25 Join us for a gathering on the land at Shambhala Mountain Center to practice, to dialogue, to vision, and to celebrate SMC's 50th anniversary. The program will be modular with opportunities to more →

Mahasangha Gathering and Werma Assembly

Diana Mukpo

July 22–31, 2021
This assembly is an opportunity to enter further or refresh a connection to the Shambhala terma and Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s teaching streams. Focused on the Werma Sadhana, this will be a reunion of warriors to celebrate more →

ONLINE • Werma Assembly

Diana Mukpo, Agness Au, Gaylon Ferguson and Loden Nyima

July 25–30, 2021
Compassionate action plays a central role in many of the great wisdom traditions. In this retreat, we’ll practice sitting and walking meditation in Noble Silence to quiet our minds and open our hearts. There will be more →
FREE DHARMA TALK Compassionate action plays a central role in many of the great wisdom traditions. In this dharma talk, well-known Insight Meditation teacher David Chernikoff speaks to the notion of taking the path of service, more →
Join us for an inspiring 90-minute class to reawaken and deepen your creativity and spiritual connection through writing. The writing session will include dynamic meditations, innovative writing exercises, and fun movement experiences, all designed to open more →

ONLINE • Writing as a Path to Awakening

Albert Flynn DeSilver

August 7, 2021
Experiencing hardships in our external and internal lives is an experience we all know well. While we often don’t have control over external hardships, we do over internal ones. How we speak to ourselves in the more →
The silence and majesty of the Colorado Rockies provides the ideal backdrop for exploring the Buddhist approach to the end of life. This seven-day program is the second in a series of three retreats designed to more →

ONLINE • Graceful Entry: Preparing for a Good Rebirth

Andrew Holecek

August 22–29, 2021
The Short Course in Mindful Self-Compassion (SC-MSC) is a highly experiential program that will teach you how to care for yourself with understanding and support when you need it most — when you fail, feel inadequate, more →

ONLINE • The Short Course in Mindful Self-Compassion

Megan Prager

August 26–September 30, 2021
For employees of Larimer County, this program is eligible for the Lifestyle Education Benefit Program. Please see details below. This four-week online course is designed to introduce mindfulness meditation and mindful movement, and methods for how more →

ONLINE • Mindfulness Meditation and Movement for Wellness

Melissa Lago and Loden Nyima

October 3–24, 2021
Harville Hendrix Helen LaKelly Hunt
Getting the Love You Want is a virtual weekend workshop that provides an in-depth Imago experience for couples in all stages of relationship. You and your partner will gain greater insight into your relationship dynamics and more →

ONLINE • Getting the Love You Want

Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D

October 22–24, 2021
Please note: The dates for this program have changed. (Previously posted as May 28- 31) In this time of challenge and upheaval, learning to fully inhabit your body and be present to its inherent knowing is more →