Shambhala New Year 2021
Cheerful Year of the Ox

Wishing You Health and Prosperity!

Shambhala Code of Conduct. The new Code of Conduct went into effect on Shambhala Day 2021. Click here to visit the Code of Conduct Hub.  Click here to visit the Shambhala.Report — a comprehensive collection of websites, correspondence and news regarding current events and the history of harmful conduct and reparations in the Shambhala community. For local care and conduct concerns, please contact Laurie Lavine or Gary Frantz, Co-Directors, at[email protected].

All meditation, study and community gatherings are currently ONLINE. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Denver Center is physically closed until further notice.  Please know that our top priority is the health and well-being of all our sangha. Regular updates will be provided on the web site and through our weekly e-newsletter.

Recent News

  • Shambhala Day 2021 Highlights

    On February 14, the Denver community celebrated Losar, the Tibetan New Year, by practicing the Shambhala Sadhana, followed by some presentations, offerings, toasts and appreciations. Here are some of the highlights. Dharma Art Poetry from Larry Seidl Appreciations  

image of flowers Denver community roomShambhala Center Open House

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→

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Featured Programs

Foundations for Freedom: The Hinayana - Course V (Online)

with Acharya Marianne Bots & Acharya Eric Spiegel

March 2nd—April 6th

This is the final offering in a series of five courses exploring the profundity of the Hinayana teachings of the Buddha. Open to all. Continue »

A Time to Go Deeper – Core Foundational Teachings

with Gaylon Ferguson

March 6th

In the first presentations by the Buddha, he introduced many core teachings, particularly the Four Noble Truths. We are encouraged to realize the truth of suffering, understand the causes of suffering, and walk the path to liberation from suffering. Open Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human (Online)

with Dhi Good & John Cobb

March 12th—March 14th

Shambhala Training is a path of meditation that develops our inherent confidence, openness, and gentleness towards ourselves and our world. Continue »

SMCD Town Hall (Online)

March 28th

Join in sangha to process how we move forward as a community. Continue »

Dharma Art: Connecting to Creativity (Online)

with Kathy Mitchell-Garton & Dhi Good

May 5th—June 2nd

Being creative means connecting directly with our world and the meditative mind. This dharma art series is open to all! No "artist" credentials needed. Continue »