Welcome to Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver!

Our mission is to create an awake and compassionate society through personal and collective transformation. We offer public meditation sessions and mindfulness training based in the teachings from the Shambhala and Kagyu/Nyingma Buddhist traditions.

We are dedicated to community, learning and spiritual discovery. We are committed to providing a safe place that promotes dignity for people of any background, gender, race, age and ability. See our Care and Conduct Policy here. All are welcome!

HYBRID (online & in person) offerings are now available! We’re slowing reopening the Denver Center to some in-person events. Please see our COVID guidelines here. We continue to monitor state and federal recommendations. Our priority is the health and well-being of all of our community members.  



Recent News

  • REGISTER NOW for Mindfulness, Engagement & Transformation on November 6-7

    Mindfulness is talked about everywhere. Is it easy to learn? Will it really help me in the midst of the COVID pandemic, climate crisis, political polarization or addressing societal inequities? Mindfulness, Engagement & Transformation is a short, experiential weekend workshop that will provide guidance to explore mindfulness and it’s relevance to every aspect of our … Continue 

image of flowers Denver community roomShambhala Center Open House

Please join us for an online introduction to the Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver. Open House includes meditation instruction and information about the practice, study and community events we offer.
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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

Contentment in Everyday Life (Online)

with Fred Jaben

November 30th—January 4th (2022)

Contentment, simplicity, and mindfulness are connected with the Hinayana teachings of the Buddhist path. Through the gentle precision of meditation practice, we learn to appreciate ourselves and our day-to-day life. Continue »

Meditation: The Way of the Buddha (A Six-Week Online Course)

January 2nd—February 6th (2022)

Discover the power of meditation and these timeless teachings from one of the most revered Buddhist teachers of our time. A six-week online course. Continue »

Deepening Compassion: Lojong and Compassionate Engagement

January 4th—February 8th (2022)

Explore the Shambhala Mahayana teachings. This Shambhala Online course will be offered with local community practice and study via Zoom. Everyone is welcome! Continue »

Open Sky - Shambhala Training Level 5 (Shambhala Online)

with Gaylon Ferguson

January 14th—January 16th (2022)

Heart of Warriorship series continues with Level 5. Continue »