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

– Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

For over 30 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

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    Buddhist Responses to Climate Change

    On April 2nd, we gathered to hear the latest on climate change in Colorado. The presenter, Arleen Garcia-Herbst, recently completed the Climate Reality Leadership Corps training with former Vice-President Al Gore. Arleen is a Denver Center member and Kasung. Check out these resources she shared: People’s Climate Movement People’s Climate Mobilization (Shambhala Times, March 19, 2017).  April 29th … 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

Shambhala Training Level V - Open Sky

with Marlow Brooks

April 28th—April 30th

In Open Sky one begins to sharpen one's awareness. One also finds the open clear sky of mind, which is a delightful source of wisdom and uplifted energy. Continue »

Wisdom in Everyday Life

with Denise Wuensch, Fred Jaben, Shastri Jeffrey Stevens

May 2nd—May 30th

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. Students will receive practical instructions for transforming confused emotions and situations into effective actions as they arise. Continue »

Qigong Levels 1 and 2

with Acharya Dale Asrael

May 6th—May 7th

Qigong is a form of gentle, relaxing exercises to strengthen joints, muscles, tendons, and bones, and to increase flexibility, stimulate the circulation of energy in our body, and enhance mental clarity. Continue »