The Denver Center continues to offer the majority of programs online. COVID protocols for visiting the center include proof of full vaccination (card or photo on phone), masks and social distancing at all times inside the center building.

 

Programs for Mountain States USA Region

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Heart of Warriorship - Shambhala Training Levels 1-5 (Online)

May 14th—January 14th (2022)

Through the contemplative experience of Shambhala Training, we can awaken our inherent dignity, kindness and confidence and open fully to our life as it is, right here and now. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Gesar of Ling Lhasang & Dharmaraja Guru Yoga Group Practice

June 3rd—December 30th

Please join us for pandemic practice mantra accumulations (open to all) followed immediately by Dharmaraja Guru Yoga practice (restricted to tantrikas who have the lung) Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Scorpion Seal Immersion: Week 3

September 19th—February 20th (2022)

Please see program description for prerequisites. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Wednesday Morning Scorpion Seal Intensive (Restricted)

with Christie Cashman

September 22nd—December 15th

This is a restricted offering for Scorpion Seal practitioners. Limited to 15 participants. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Meditation in Everyday Life (Online)

with David Cushman

October 2nd—October 24th - Date postponed or cancelled

This course presents introductory teachings and tools for working with meditation in everyday life. Open to all. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Taming the Mind (SSBS) New Start Date!

with Alexander Halpern

October 12th—November 13th

In Taming the Mind, we present the hinayana path of renouncing samsara and the joy of developing discipline on the path that leads to liberation. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Deepening Compassion: Emptiness & Absolute Bodhicitta (Online)

October 19th—November 16th

Explore the Shambhala Mahayana teachings. This Shambhala Online course will be offered with local community practice and study via Zoom. Everyone is welcome! Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Wisdom in Everyday Life (Online)

October 20th—November 17th

Wisdom in Everyday Life is the fifth of the five weekly courses that accompany the Shambhala Training programs Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Shambhala Sadhana (Online & In Person)

October 24th

The community practice of the Shambhala Sadhana is open to all. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Margot Iseman & Claudia Murray

October 25th—November 22nd

Open to all! Learn how to meditate and live a mindful life. Continue »

Albuquerque Shambhala Meditation Center

WHO AM I? - Basic Goodness Part 1

with Shastri David Stone

November 1st—November 22nd

Take this opportunity to join us throughout November as we explore together the fundamental questions of what it means to be human and to identify as an individual self – Who Am I? Together we will engage with an open heart and mind to explore our person Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Werma Feast

November 3rd

Werma Sadhakas, please join us for our monthly Werma Feast Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training II: Birth of the Warrior

with Eileen Malloy

November 5th—November 7th

This program builds on the foundation of the meditation practice that was introduced in Shambhala Training I and explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Mindfulness, Engagement & Transformation (Online & In Person)

with Stephen Vosper

November 6th—November 7th

A Mindfulness Retreat with Steve Vosper Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

The Inner Wisdom of Gesar with Lama Chonam

November 6th—November 7th

Teachings on Gesar practice based on the path of Three Roots practices with Lama Chonam via Zoom Continue »

Albuquerque Shambhala Meditation Center

LEARN TO MEDITATE

with Mark Curtin

November 13th

Strengthening, calming and stabilizing the mind is the essential first step in accomplishing nearly any goal. Turning the Mind Into an Ally makes it possible for anyone to achieve peace and clarity in their lives. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Padmasambhava Feast

November 16th

All authorized practitioners are welcome to the Padmasambhava Feast! This practice is restricted to authorized tantrikas. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

November 19th

The recitation of this sadhana is a way for us to establish confidence in our own basic goodness and to rouse the wish for all beings to recognize their basic goodness. Open to all! Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shamhatha: Nine Stages (SSBS)

November 19th—November 21st

This weekend intensive is a chance to deepen our understanding and realization of shamatha. The focus is on the first four stages of shamatha, which are the most relevant for most of us. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Shambhala Sadhana (Online & In Person)

November 21st

The community practice of the Shambhala Sadhana is open to all. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Awakened Heart - Shambhala Training Level 4 (Shambhala Online)

with Acharya Mathias Pongracz

November 26th—November 28th

Heart of Warriorship series continues with Level 4. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Contentment in Everyday Life (Online)

with Fred Jaben

November 30th—January 4th (2022)

Contentment, simplicity, and mindfulness are connected with the Hinayana teachings of the Buddhist path. Through the gentle precision of meditation practice, we learn to appreciate ourselves and our day-to-day life. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Werma Feast

December 1st

Werma Sadhakas, please join us for our monthly Werma Feast Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training III: Warrior in the World

with Richard Merrill

December 10th—December 12th

In Shambhala Training III, we work in a deliberate way, making an effort to bring the mindfulness and awareness cultivated in our meditation practice into all aspects of daily life. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Padmasambhava Feast

December 13th

All authorized practitioners are welcome to the Padmasambhava Feast! This practice is restricted to authorized tantrikas. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Full Moon Shambhala Sadhana

December 19th

The recitation of this sadhana is a way for us to establish confidence in our own basic goodness and to rouse the wish for all beings to recognize their basic goodness. Open to all! Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path I: Great Eastern Sun

January 7th—January 9th (2022)

Great Eastern Sun, the first program in the Sacred Path, is based on seeing that there is a natural source of radiance and brilliance in this world—which is the innate wakefulness of human beings. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Padmasambhava Feast

January 12th (2022)

All authorized practitioners are welcome to the Padmasambhava Feast! This practice is restricted to authorized tantrikas. Continue »

Shambhala Meditation Center of Denver

Open Sky - Shambhala Training Level 5 (Shambhala Online)

with Gaylon Ferguson

January 14th—January 16th (2022)

Heart of Warriorship series continues with Level 5. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Shambhala Training I: The Art of Being Human

with Jonathan Barbieri

January 14th—January 16th (2022)

Through the practice of meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. Opening to this original nature with gentleness and appreciation, we begin to see our potential as genuine, dignified, caring human beings. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Werma Feast

January 21st (2022)

Werma Sadhakas, please join us for our monthly Werma Feast Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Padmasambhava Feast

February 11th (2022)

All authorized practitioners are welcome to the Padmasambhava Feast! This practice is restricted to authorized tantrikas. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

The Three Jewels (SSBS)

February 19th—February 20th (2022)

This weekend explores what means to take refuge in the three jewels and to become a Buddhist. It is open to anyone who is curious and interested in exploring the topic of refuge, but who is not at the point of making a formal commitment. I Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Werma Feast

February 19th (2022)

Werma Sadhakas, please join us for our monthly Werma Feast Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Bodhisattva Warrior (SSBS)

March 8th—April 9th (2022)

Having developed a powerful aspiration to attain complete enlightenment for the benefit of all, one takes the bodhisattva vow to manifest and actualize that aspiration. After this, one develops the bodhichitta of engaging, entering into the actions of a b Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path II: Windhorse

March 18th—March 20th (2022)

This program, the second in the Sacred Path series, teaches a practice to bring about skillful and heartfelt social engagement, enabling the warrior to go forward in the midst of whatever challenges occur. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Four Foundations of Mindfulness (SSBS)

April 29th—May 1st (2022)

All teachers of the tradition emphasize the critical importance of beginning the Buddhist path "at the beginning," by relating directly to one's mind through the practice of mindfulness (Tib: trenpa) and awareness (Tib: sheshin) meditation. Traditionall Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path III: Drala

May 13th—May 15th (2022)

Drala is the third program in the Sacred Path series and introduces further warriorship practices. These practices are based on a societal vision and aspiration to help the world. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path IV & V: Meek & Perky

July 15th—July 17th (2022)

At this point in the Sacred Path, The Four Dignities (Meek, Perky, Outrageous, Inscrutable) engage a warrior's maturing and widening sphere of benevolent engagement in the world. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Sacred Path VI & VII: Outrageous & Inscrutable

September 16th—September 18th (2022)

No longer afraid of making mistakes, the unconventional and visionary perspective of the outrageous warrior combines with the skill of spontaneous inscrutability to benefit others on a larger scale. Continue »

Boulder Shambhala Center

Golden Key

with Sangyum Agness Au

November 25th—November 27th (2022)

Please join us for this special offering culminating the Sacred Path. Continue »