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!

IN-PERSON events are on hold for JANUARY 2022. Please join us ONLINE, and thank you for understanding this choice of caution. We hope to resume HYBRID (online & in person) again soon. Please see our COVID guidelines here.

Recent News

  • Children’s Day & Winter Solstice Celebrations on Sunday, December 19th

    This Sunday morning after public sitting, we will pay tribute to Children’s Day and the Winter Solstice with a couple of short readings and our festively decorated shrine. We invite you to wear something festive! Sunday, December 19, 2021 Denver Center 9:00 – 10:00 am     Group meditation practice 10:00 – 10:15 am    Children’s … 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: The Way of the Buddha (A Six-Week Online Course)

January 2nd—February 6th

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

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

Begin Here: Meditation for Everyone (Online)

January 29th

This workshop provides introductory tools and teachings for everyone who is interested in learning how to meditate, regardless of background or belief. With simple instructions and support, meditation practice can become an integral part of our lives. Continue »

New Moon Sadhana of Mahamudra - Boulder Shambhala Center (Hybrid)

February 1st

This practice received and written by Chögyam Trungpa combines the power of the Kagyü and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to help us dispel obstacles in our practice, life, and world. Open to all! Continue »

NEW SIT-A-THON DATES! This Precious Life: Sitting with Love and Compassion

March 26th—March 27th

SAVE this weekend for our annual sit-a-thon in partnership with Boulder Shambhala Center. There are many ways to participate in this 24-hour event. Continue »