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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.

 On Thursday, Feb. 26th, the Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver will be closed due to hazardous weather/driving conditions.

Shambhala Day 2015 – Year of the Wood Sheep
Postponed to Saturday, February 28th due to inclement weather.

Shambhala Day is our annual celebration to usher in the lunar New Year. This year, the Denver Center will celebrate Shambhala Day on two days — February 19th (the actual lunar New Year) and February 22nd.   Everyone is warmly invited!

On February 28th, we will offer a second opportunity to hear the Sakyong’s address and enjoy being a community starting at 9:45 am.  Children are also warmly invited and children’s programming will be provided from 10:00am to 3:00pm.  For more details and to register for the potluck, click here.

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Winter Policy
Snow Day Closure of the Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

If Denver Public Schools and Denver Governmental Offices are closed due to inclement weather, we will not be open as well.  And if we get a lot of snow over the weekend, generally, we’ll close if the new snow accumulation is more than 6-8 inches.  Please be in touch with your coordinator if you’re in a program that happens on a snowy day.
Stay safe and enjoy the winter magic!  

Here is a link to Denver Post’s updates on school closures. 

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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→

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Featured Programs

Dharma Thursday: Body, Speech and Mind

February 26th - Date cancelled

A weekly opportunity for group meditation practice, followed by a dharma discussion and tea. A gentle form of yoga will also be offered at the start of each evening. Open to all. Continue »

Shambhala Day - Year of the Wood Sheep

February 28th

Shambhala Day is a celebration of the Lunar New Year and is a great time to gather! We will be joined by Shambhala Centers throughout the world. ALL are welcome!! Continue »

Mindful Kids

with Barbara Trenchard

March 1st - Date cancelled

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 »

Membership Salon

March 2nd

Learn more about what it means to be a Shambhala member and meet other members of the Shambhala community. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level IV - Awakened Heart

with Shastri Andrew Sacamano

March 6th—March 8th

Allowing our heart and intuition to open, we can communicate directly with the world. Connecting with the world, and communicating with it more directly, permits us to experience our heart and the ways we respond to experience. Continue »