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Shambhala Mountain Center

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What a surprise to find this Great Stupa in the middle of the mountains. Although we couldn’t... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
Stamford, Connecticut
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Meditation retreat

A great place for learning about meditation and basic human goodness. The mountain air, the... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Driving up to this spiritual center is peaceful and centering in itself, but when the white temple is spied it takes your breath away! The grounds have hundreds of tents available to reside in while studying, making a retreat or what have you. The guide...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank pattihoman5
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

What a surprise to find this Great Stupa in the middle of the mountains. Although we couldn’t enjoy the entire mountain center due to a silent retreat we still enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank GoalGirl
Reviewed March 3, 2018

I attended a retreat and renew weekend session at Shambhala. I chose to stay in the private room with its own bathroom. It was in one of the lodges. The room itself is very basic. I was disappointed to find that there is wifi, as...More

Date of experience: July 2017
6  Thank RachelH5130
Reviewed November 27, 2017

This serene Buddhist retreat center was a highlight of our Colorado visit. Not a tourist attraction. A place of calm.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Greg K
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

A great place for learning about meditation and basic human goodness. The mountain air, the scenery, the stars, the deafening silence, the abscence of cell signal, all these things contributed to a peaceful experience. Accommodation: I shared a room with a fellow participant. The room...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank PhilaPaul
Reviewed July 28, 2017

My family has been going to the Great Stupa for years for hiking and mediation. The Stupa is awesome, breathtaking scenery and some nice little hikes. The problem is that it is a 2.5ish hour drive from Denver so that makes for a long drive...More

Date of experience: July 2017
6  Thank tamii36
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

I want to review this place but know that few words can accurately describe this place. To get to The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya you take a nice stroll through the forests and pass some beautiful scenery. Then the forest opens up to reveal the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank EmilyDianeMiller
Reviewed July 4, 2017

We spent most of the day visiting The Great Stupa and hiking around the area. Very pleasant. The Stupa is remarkable. They do have a cafeteria, even overnight lodging if you book ahead of time

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

Drove to Shambala Mountain Center - We had to trek for about 5kms; Yes I must have rested twice during the up-hill traverse. I started remembering the trekking @ Tibet, Himalayas. This Gompa is surrounded by dwaras on all 4 sides and houses a huge...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Cshastry2
Reviewed June 23, 2017

We went on a four day retreat which included meditation and yoga as the main focus. Note if you go for a four days here there is a three day that coincides you will be repeating classes and info, which would have been nice to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank McBags
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August 27, 2017|
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Response from janemwu | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at Shambhala for 2 nights in August. The food is served buffet-style in the food tent. You can dine in the tent or there are benches outside, and it's spacious inside and out. There is one meat or fish entree served... More