“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.

Recent News

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    Denver Center is on the move!

    We have decided to cancel the community meeting scheduled for this Sunday, February 19th at the Highland Events Center (HEC) because we are waiting on pertinent information from the HEC leadership that will impact many decisions including order of operations on projects, timeline, and budget. We are feeling very good about the discussions and negotiations … 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 Day: Year of the Fire Bird

February 27th

Everyone is welcome to our community celebration to start the new year! Continue »

Dancing with the Feminine and Masculine in Vajrayana Buddhism: Ngöndro and Werma Retreat

with Sangyum Valerie Lorig & Shastri Holly Gayley

March 4th—March 5th

Join us for a Primordial Rigden Ngöndro / Werma weekend retreat. Continue »

Living the Full Catastrophe: A Day of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

with Shastri Janet Solyntjes

March 4th

This experiential workshop will offer user-friendly techniques for dealing with stress and for cultivating our deepest potential for living a full and satisfying life. Continue »