Welcome to Denver!


Shambhala Denver is part of a global community inspired to cultivate kindness and bravery.  We offer a path of meditation and contemplative arts oriented towards an inspired modern life.


“We are trying to shift a culture.”

A brief excerpt from a talk by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche on the overall vision and mission of Shambhala.


Recent News

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    Shambhala at Highland Event Center to Open Soon

    We are pleased to be on the cusp of offering open sittings and other programs at our first-ever satellite center located at the Highland Event Center at 3401 W. 29th Avenue in the West Highlands neighborhood.  A  recent Open House and Community Tour in late February received an enthusiastic response from our current sangha members. … 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

Mindful Kids and Summer Celebration

with Amy Turino

June 5th

The Mindful 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. Continue »

The Heart of the Matter: How to Live with Compassion and Courage

June 7th—August 9th

Please join us at this time of Pema Chödrön's 80th birthday – and just before she embarks on a yearlong retreat – to experience her generous heart and deep wisdom in a very special online course. Continue »

Open Mic Hosted by Ziji Collective

June 9th

Denver Ziji Collective first Open Mic! All ages are welcome. Bring music, art, poetry, soliloquy, prose, interpretive dance, spontaneous movement, really anything you want to share. This is NOT a talent show, all offerings are greatly appreciated! Continue »

Social Meditation with Ziji Collective

June 23rd

Social Meditation is a group practice that explores speaking and listening from our experience of Nowness and fosters genuineness in our relationships. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I - The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Jeffrey Stevens

September 9th—September 11th

In Level One we will learn to experience the world as sacred and see basic goodness as our birthright. The ancient wisdom of Shambhala comes alive in our daily lives. Continue »