“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.


Recent News

  • July 2017 Denver Monthly Newsletter

    Sangha News We are pleased to announce that Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche will be visiting Denver on October 20th and 21st. This event is the first of three on the North American Tour supporting his new book, The Lost Art of Good Conversation: A Mindful Way to Connect with Others and Enrich Everyday Life. The weekend … 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

Learn to Meditate

with Martha Hildreth

August 5th

A one day workshop that is suitable for those who want to begin a practice with in-depth instruction, as well as those who want to refresh their practice and view. Continue »

STILLness: Meditation in the Galleries

with Shastri Jeffrey Stevens

August 13th

Clear your mind, relax and prepare for the week ahead. Join the Clyfford Still Museum and partners, the Zen Center of Denver and the Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver for mornings of quiet reflection. Continue »

BRAVE ENOUGH TO BE YOURSELF: A Social Meditation Retreat

with Shastri Nick Kranz

August 18th—August 20th

Open to all, this weekend program brings the wisdom of meditation into the vibrancy of social interaction. Continue »