Statement of Solidarity

A Message from SMCD Leadership:  In the two weeks since the brutal murder of George Floyd by a member of the Minneapolis Police Department while 3 other police officers participated or stood by, People of Color have marched in the streets night after night, day after day, side by side with white people in cities … Continue 

Center Director Search 2020

The Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver has a Center Director position available for a person who has a depth of experience and compassion to work with the Denver Shambhala community during these uncertain times.   The start date will be Harvest of Peace in September 2020. To apply, see the position description and application instructions … Continue 

Why Join the Denver Shambhala Center

A Message from Nan Clydesdale Our contemporary life seems to swallow us up like a swift river. Consumed by our work, busy families and a glaringly divisive society, we are challenged to maintain our social contacts and genuine friendships. Isolated and alone, some people have begun to regard reaching out for human contact as burdensome … Continue 

Gratitude in a Time of Thanksgiving

By Jean Usack ~~ The Shambhala Center in Denver opens Sunday morning to the bright eyes and tender hearts of the volunteers and staff who commit each week to the practice of community and meditation. We exchange cheerful salutations and bustle about, readying the Center to open. I tilt my head to observe how precisely … Continue 

Looking Deeply: Meditation, Difference, & Inclusion

By Jeff Scott // Jeff Scott is a teacher within the Shambhala community with a particular interest in how meditation practice can be a crucial tool for working with issues of diversity, bias, and harm.  In this article, he responds to questions on this topic from Shambhala Mountain Center staff member Travis Newbill, and the … Continue 

Denver Shambhala’s Q&A Regarding Allegations Against Shambhala Leaders

Q&A Regarding the allegations against Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and other leaders in Shambhala. How has the Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver reacted to the allegations of sexual misconduct against Sakyong Mipham?   The news of these allegations is absolutely heart breaking and has rocked our community. Our members and friends are experiencing many feelings and emotions … Continue