Shambhala New Year 2021
Cheerful Year of the Ox

Wishing You Health and Prosperity!

Shambhala Code of Conduct. The new Code of Conduct went into effect on Shambhala Day 2021. Click here to visit the Code of Conduct Hub.  Click here to visit the Shambhala.Report — a comprehensive collection of websites, correspondence and news regarding current events and the history of harmful conduct and reparations in the Shambhala community. For local care and conduct concerns, please contact Laurie Lavine or Gary Frantz, Co-Directors, at[email protected].

All meditation, study and community gatherings are currently ONLINE. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Denver Center is physically closed until further notice.  Please know that our top priority is the health and well-being of all our sangha. Regular updates will be provided on the web site and through our weekly e-newsletter.

Recent News

  • Shambhala Day 2021 Highlights

    On February 14, the Denver community celebrated Losar, the Tibetan New Year, by practicing the Shambhala Sadhana, followed by some presentations, offerings, toasts and appreciations. Here are some of the highlights. Dharma Art Poetry from Larry Seidl Appreciations  

image of flowers Denver community roomShambhala Center Open House

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

Mindful Friday (Online)

January 8th—April 30th

You’re invited to join us at Noon each Friday for 30 mindful minutes! Continue »

Shambhala Sadhana - Community Full Moon Practice (Online)

April 25th

The community practice of the Shambhala Sadhana is open to all. Continue »

Deepening Compassion: Maitri & the Four Immeasurables (Online)

May 11th—June 15th

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

Dharma Art: Connecting to Creativity (Online) REVISED DATES

with Kathy Mitchell-Garton & Dhi Good

May 12th—June 9th

Being creative means connecting directly with our world and the meditative mind. This dharma art series is open to all! No "artist" credentials needed. Continue »

The Art of Being Human - Shambhala Training Level 1 (Shambhala Online)

with Acharya Arawana Hayashi

May 14th—May 16th

The pith instruction in Shambhala is Basic Goodness. Discover yours here. Continue »