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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    Alcohol was simply part of our family routine. I remember a tan leather briefcase that went with us on all road trips. It opened into a full velvet bar complete with glasses hanging from a rack, little crystal holders for the silver stirring accessories, condiment holders for one’s choice of vegetables or fruit in the … 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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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

Weekly Social Meditation Practice

November 15th—February 7th (2019)

Not afraid to be afraid Disempower shame Listen each other into wisdom Speak yourself into fearlessness Continue »

Children's Day: A Winter Solstice Celebration for All!

December 16th

Join in community at the darkest part of the year to celebrate the light that we all possess. Potluck to proceed the festivities that will commence at sundown. Continue »

Half Day Nyinthun: Shambhala Sadhana with Social Meditation

December 22nd

Join us for the Shambhala Sadhana and Social Meditation. Open to All. Continue »

Parenting as Path - Winter/Spring Semester

with Dr. Andra Brill & Gwen Pollara

January 6th (2019)

Join other parents on the path of parenting in meditation, contemplation and discussion. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level III - Warrior in the World

January 11th—January 13th (2019)

By cultivating mindfulness and awareness through meditation, the warrior in training leaves the stuffiness of the cocoon to explore the world with true perception. This can be the beginning of a life-long love affair with the phenomenal world. Continue »