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Meditation: The New Vegetable in Town

February 11th, 2024

Meditation is an ancient practice that trains the mind to observe and regulate its own activity. It has been used for centuries by Hindu and Buddhist practitioners to cultivate attention, insight, and spirituality (1,2). More recently, meditation has been adopted and adapted by Western science and medicine as a way to enhance well-being, reduce stress, and improve health (1). Why Meditate? Is it worth the hype? There is a growing body of evidence that supports the benefits of meditation for various physical and mental conditions, including (3-6): Alzheimer’s Disease. Anxiety. Cardiovascular... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

August 8th, 2023

Carrie’s passion’s are writing music and sharing her love for the  mountains with her son. She loves that Boulder has a vibrant music scene and she can run to the mountains for inspiration and connection. On a night she doesn’t have her son, you can most likely find her at a Gasoline Lollipops show or another local band. Thanks Carrie for sharing your story!    Read More

Boulder’s Unique Brand of Buddhism

June 4th, 2022

I often hear Boulder being hailed, and sometimes scorned, as a place of liberal thinking. But many fail to acknowledge the influence of Eastern ideology on the culture of Boulder. The Buddhist culture in Boulder is quiet, perhaps due to its dynamic history. It began with the exile of the Dalai Lama after the failed uprising of Tibet against the People’s Republic of China in 1950. Following the failed revolt, China issued the 14th Dalai Lama, and therefore Tibet, an agreement called the Seventeen Point Agreement for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet. This document cemented Tibet as a permanent... Read More

Dalai Lama in Boulder This Week

October 21st, 2015

Thousands of people were planning to see the Dalai Lama at CU Boulder today for his sold-out “Compassion in Action” teaching. Now many are putting that teaching into practice as they send healing prayers to His Holiness who has unexpectedly fallen ill– causing him to postpone his visit to Colorado. Tenzin Gyatso (The Dalai Lama’s spiritual name) was enthroned as the 14th Dalai Lama in 1940 at the age of 5, and has spent most of his life since traveling the world extensively as a peacemaker and spiritual leader. His teachings focus on Tibetan ethics of inter-religious harmony, interracial... Read More

Boulder, Colorado: America’s Most Educated City

December 10th, 2014

According to a recent article on MSN, Boulder is America’s most educated city. It comes as no surprise, looking at Boulder’s wide diversity in  higher education programs. First, there’s University of Colorado Boulder: An expansive college that’s been in Boulder since 1877. Then, there’s Naropa: a liberal arts college that’s also one of America’s only buddhist universities. There’s also Boulder’s College of Massage Therapy: where people learn the art of relaxation. Finally, there’s Escoffier: School of Culinary Arts, which is a culinary... Read More