Welcome to Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

For over 40 years, the Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver has offered Colorado residents the opportunity to work with their minds and hearts through meditation. Our mission is to create an awake and compassionate society through personal and collective transformation, through which we offer public meditation classes, mindfulness training workshops, and a wide range of teachings from the Shambhala Buddhist tradition.

We welcome you to our community, to attend the Open House introduction and the practice of meditation every Sunday at 10am. Come and sit with us.

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver is a place dedicated to community, learning and spiritual discovery, with roots in Tibetan Buddhism. All are welcome. We are committed to providing a safe place for people of all backgrounds, genders, race, age, and ability; free from harassment, misconduct and discrimination. If you would like, please review our Care and Conduct Policy and let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Phone: 303.369.2807
Email: denver.shambhala.info@gmail.com


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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

Pema Chödrön's Making Friends with Yourself

with Martha Hildreth & Dave Garton

April 7th—May 19th

Exploring Self, Selflessness, and the Roots of Attachment with the preeminent Pema Chödrön. Group practice, study and discussion through 6 weeks of guidance from this great teacher. Continue »

People of Color Meditation Group

with Martina Bouey

April 18th—December 19th

Monthly meditation and discussion group open to anyone who self-identifies as a person of color. Continue »

Begin Here: Meditation for Everyone

May 4th

This course provides introductory tools and teachings for everyone who is interested in learning how to meditate, regardless of background or belief. With simple instructions and support, meditation practice can become an integral part of our lives, incre Continue »

Community New Moon Practice

May 4th

Compassionate and healing practices are a mainstay for any Buddhist lineage and especially in difficult times, it is crucial. The Shambhala community is committed to healing and cultivating strength on a monthly basis. Continue »

Rigden: Unconditional Confidence

with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

May 10th—May 12th

This program is the culmination of the first series of the Way of Shambhala. With the great problems now facing human society, the Rigden weekend emphasizes connecting with one's innate goodness to manifest genuine confidence and bravery when engaging in Continue »