Shambhala Mountain Center in the City

This spring, take advantage of a variety of Shambhala Mountain Center programs right here in Denver at SMCD. These programs enable you to engage in a short retreat experience, stretching your mind and body.  Programs range from daytime and evening talks to one-day and weekend programs.  These Denver retreats are ideal preparations for Shambhala Mountain … Continue 

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Care Teams at the Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Care Teams are being formed at the Denver Center to help sangha members who need us. Any one of us might need help if we broke a collar bone in a car accident. A family with a newborn may need an extra hand. Someone else may need a way to ask for support when faced … Continue 

Welcome Nathan Railla, Our New Executive Director

It is with great pleasure we announce that Nathan Railla has been officially appointed by the Sakyong and the Kalapa Court as the next Executive Director of the Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver. Welcome, Nathan! Over the last year, SMCD has been working to fulfill our community’s goals from the Vision to Action effort that … Continue 

Join Us to Celebrate Shambhala Day on Monday, February 11

Join the Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver to celebrate Shambhala Day 2013– the Year of the Water Snake– on Monday, February 11. Our Center will host two celebrations on Shambhala Day, one in the morning and another in the evening. Everyone is welcome! Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the New Year, and represents one … Continue 

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What’s New at Shambhala Mountain Center in 2013?

Don’t miss a special community gathering with Dr. Michael Gayner, the director of Shambhala Mountain Center, on Tuesday, January 8, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. After the disruptive High Park Fire last summer, Shambhala Mountain Center is once again operating at full capacity with a long list of inspiring programs in 2013. In addition, SMC … Continue 

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Children’s Day Celebration a Smashing Success!

On the Winter Solstice, December 21, 2012, the Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver hosted its first Shambhala Children’s Day Celebration in several years. We are grateful to Christopher Bacon, who moved to Denver from Ft. Collins earlier this year, for his vision and energy for this event. Though he’d been told that SMCD didn’t have many … Continue