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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.


Shambhala Day Celebration, Feb. 14th:
Year of the Fire Monkey


Please join us in celebrating Shambhala Day and ushering in the Year of the Fire Monkey! The day will include an address by the Sakyong to the  worldwide community (replay), continental breakfast, an address to our local community by the local leadership, a guided loving-kindness meditation, a potluck lunch, and other festivities.  We would love the pleasure of your company on this very special Valentine’s Day!  For more detail and to register, click here.

Recent News

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    Finishing One Year, Starting Anew

    (Reprinted by permission from the Shambhala Times) Practices for the two weeks leading up to Shambhala Day, reflecting on the passage of time and laying a good foundation for the coming year by Walker Blaine As we approach the coming New Year of the Fire Monkey on February 9th, it is important to acknowledge the conclusion of … 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→

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Featured Programs

Recovery Group 1/2 day Intensive - February 2016

with Martha Hildreth

February 13th

This 1/2 day Intensive is open to anyone who is interested in relating 12-step work to the Buddhist path. Continue »

Shambhala Day: Year of the Fire Monkey

February 14th

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 »

Meditation & Discussion: Taking the Leap

with Susan Dean & Lawrence Seidl

February 17th—May 11th

Join us for our weekly book discussion group. We'll be reading "Taking the Leap" by Pema Chodron. Open to all. Continue »

Queer Dharma Group

February 18th

Practice meditation and share personal experience in a supportive, welcoming LGBTQQI group that is open to all. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level IV - Awakened Heart

with Mary Kubicki & Denise Wuensch

February 19th—February 21st

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 »