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.

All programs are currently ONLINE. Plans for reopening our meditation halls will be announced here and in our weekly e-newsletter.

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!


Recent News

  • Colorado Legislative Update

    HB21-1142: Eyewitness Identification Showup Regulations is a bill making its way through the Colorado State Legislature. Center member Jackie Larner is part of Together Colorado, one of the bill’s sponsors. She extends an invitation to us all: Do you wish you could be active in understanding and pursuing the elimination of institutional racism in Colorado?  … 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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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

Meditation in Everyday Life (Online)

with David Cushman

October 2nd—October 24th

This course presents introductory teachings and tools for working with meditation in everyday life. Open to all. Continue »

Open House & Meditation Instruction (Online)

October 9th

Open house includes guided meditation instruction and discussion. Learn about the variety of practice, study and community events we offer. Continue »

Deepening Compassion: Emptiness & Absolute Bodhicitta (Online)

October 19th—November 16th

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

Mindfulness, Engagement & Transformation (Online & In Person)

with Stephen Vosper

November 6th—November 7th

A Mindfulness Retreat with Steve Vosper Continue »