“In msakyongsmileeditation we are constantly discovering who and what we are.”  

– Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

For over 40 years, the Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver has offered Coloradans the opportunity to work with their minds and hearts through meditation. Our mission is to inspire an awake and compassionate society through personal and collective transformation.

We offer public meditation classes, mindfulness training workshops, and a wide range of teachings from the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. Come and sit with us.


WINTER WEATHER POLICY — On weekdays (Monday-Friday), the center will be closed when any of these school districts are closed: Denver / Aurora / Cherry Creek. If you are enrolled in a course or weekend program, please also watch for email notices from denver.shambhala.info@gmail.com.


Recent News

  • Empowering Regional Leadership Along the Front Range

    Over the weekend of February 2nd through 4th, sangha members serving in positions of leadership of the Shambhala Centers along the front range met at the Shambhala Mountain Center.  This time served as a space to connect across interest, topics of leadership and study of the 3 Braveries (which was presented by the Sakyong at … 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→

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

Cleaning the Denver Center for the New Year

January 27th—February 17th

Please help us clean our meditation halls and community spaces for a fresh start to the new year of the Earth Dog. Come for all or part a morning. Continue »

Social Meditation Practice

February 1st—March 29th

Awkward is not the enemy. Continue »

Shambhala Day: Year of the Earth Dog

February 18th

Everyone is welcome to our community celebration to start the new year! Continue »

Mindfulness Meditation for Veterans

February 21st

Please join us every other Wednesday to practice meditation, participate in discussions, and offer friendly support. Continue »

Unifying the Elements: Sacred Sound and Movement Meditations

March 5th

A workshop with award winning composer, writer and teacher Yuval Ron. Open to all! Jointly sponsored by Kabbalah Experience and the Denver Shambhala Center. Continue »