“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.

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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

Wheel of Dharma: Meditation & Book Club

March 7th—June 27th

Please join us on Wednesday evenings for meditation and study. Continue »

Mindfulness Meditation for Veterans

March 21st

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

Extending the Moon of Kindness: Community Conversations

March 25th—June 24th

Please bring your curiosity, open heart, doubts, concerns, confidence, trust, and what ever else you hold with respect to our community with you! We will emphasize listening with both courage and kindness. Continue »

Enlightened Investigation: Uncovering Social Bias and Creating Vibrant Community

with Shastri Charlene Leung & Michaela McCormick

March 30th—March 31st

Do you feel challenged to connect with others different from you? Do you long for a more inclusive Shambhala community? Join with Shambhala Center Members to explore how social biases can get in the way of connecting. Continue »