“In meditation we are constantly discovering who and what we are.”  

– Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche


For over 30 years, the Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver has offered Coloradans the opportunity to work with their minds and hearts through meditation. Our mission is to inspire an awake and compassionate society through personal and collective transformation.

We offer public meditation classes, mindfulness training workshops, and a wide range of teachings from the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. Come and sit with us.

Denver Shambhala holiday celebrationPlease join us for a community holiday celebration!

Seasonal refreshments and appetizers. Books, art and various items priced to sell! Music, singing, and festivities. Good conversation and an opportunity to make an offering to our center. Tuesday, December 20th starting at 7:30pm

Visit the Shambhala Holiday Celebration Page or Register Here.

Recent News

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    Meditation in the Highlands

    Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver is branching out into the Highlands! We are pleased to announce meditation practice every Wednesday evening in 2016 from 6:30-8:30 pm. We will meet at the Highland Event Center, 3401 W. 29th Avenue Denver 80211 in the Community Room. Jeffrey Stevens, our senior teacher, will give a short talk on a topic that … Continue 

image of flowers Denver community roomShambhala Center Open House every Sunday at 10:00 a.m.

Please join us for an introduction to the Shambhala Center of Denver. Come and learn about the variety of programs and opportunities for practice offered here. Open House includes an introductory talk and informal reception with refreshments.  More Information→

New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn more about us

Featured Programs

Shambhala Kids

with Amy Turino

December 4th—December 18th

The Shambhala Kids program uses meditation, yoga, art, music, drama and other sensory-rich activities to help children relax, develop inner strength, and realize the basic goodness of all sentient beings. Meets on 1st and 3rd Sunday mornings each month. Continue »

Being Authentic: A Weekend of Social Meditation

with Shastri Nick Kranz

December 9th—December 11th

Open to all, this weekend program brings the wisdom of meditation into the vibrancy of social interaction. By speaking from our present moment experience, we learn what it means to be truly authentic with each other. Continue »

Daring to Celebrate Winter! Ikebana — The Contemplative Art of Flowers (New Students Welcome!) with Alexandra Shenpen, Sensei

December 16th

An Ikebana/Kado workshop for new and continuing students. This contemplative art inspires us to pause and appreciate the immediacy of the seasons and our own state of mind. Continue »