The Denver Center is physically closed until further notice. We are considering what the transition to “safer-at-home” will look like for SMCD — please know that our top priority is the health and well-being of all our sangha.

Please join us ONLINE — see individual program listings for details! Open meditation sessions, Social Meditation and Heart of Recovery are free of charge.

 

Buddhist Studies

A Time to Go Deeper: The Unique Buddhist Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

with Judy Lief, Gaylon Ferguson, Carolyn Gimian, Martin Janowitz

February 20th—March 20th

This inspiring, in-depth five-week program (three 1-day retreats and two evening classes—all via Zoom) offers the foundation of the journey and way of life as presented by the Buddha and taught by Chögyam Trungpa. Open to all! Continue »

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 »

A Time to Go Deeper: Art in Everyday Life

with Anne Saitzyk

March 11th

You are invited to experience, or play with, one of Chögyam Trungpa’s favorite activities—object arranging. Drawing on the principles of Heaven, Earth and Humanity, we will explore the process of perception as the foundation of the creative process. Open Continue »

A Time to Go Deeper – Community and Lineage

with Carolyn Gimian

March 20th

In the Buddhist tradition there are the “Three Jewels”: the Buddha, Dharma, and the Sangha. This retreat will focus on the Sangha (Sanskrit) or community of practitioners. Open to all! Continue »