Renovation project almost complete! | First GP class at newly remodeled KMC on Wed. Dec. 13!

Weekly Meditation Classes 

@ Kadampa Meditation Center Colorado

SUN MORNING

with Kadam Lucy James

Sundays | 10:30am-12:00pm

TUes Morning

with Dylan Jordan

Tuesdays | 7:00-7:30am

WED EVEning

with Kadam Lucy James

Wednesdays | 7:00-8:15pm

SUN  Morning

with various teachers

Sundays | 10:30am-12:00pm
in conjunction with Sun. adult class

THUR EVENINg

with Kadam Lucy James

Thursdays | 6:30-8:30pm

monthy hyt class

with Kadam Lucy James

Monthly, Tuesdays | 6:30-8:30pm

Meditation Classes in Your Area

Denver, Boulder & Around CO

MOnday Evenings

Boulder, Colorado

Mondays | 7:15-8:30pm 

WED evening

Evergreen, Colorado

Wednesdays | 7:00pm-8:15pm

THUR EVENINGS

Denver (Cap Hill neighborhood)

Thursdays | 7pm-8:15pm

Sat morning

Golden, Colorado

Saturdays | 10:30-11:45am

sat afternoon

Denver (Lowry neighborhood)

Saturdays | 12:30-1:45pm

Monday & saturday

Grand Junction, CO

Mondays | 5:30-6:00pm
Monthly on Saturdays

Upcoming Retreats & Special Events

Bodhisattva Ceremony & Teachings ~ A Grand Opening Event with Deputy Spiritual Director Gen-la Kelsang Jampa

March 9 & 10 | with Gen-la Jampa

All are welcome to take part in Kadampa Meditation Center’s grand opening! Enjoy a beautiful and welcoming series opening events in our stunning new meditation center. You are especially invited to attend our inaugural event, a Bodhisattva Ceremony & Teachings with internationally renowned Buddhist teacher Gen-la Kelsang Jampa on Saturday followed by a special Sunday morning class.

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Prayer & Party on Tuesdays

March 19, April 16 & May 21 | 7 - 8:30pm

These evenings will begin with a short talk and then a practice of chanted prayers and meditation associated with a particular Buddha. Through this practice we deepen our experience of meditation and our connection to joyful and empowering blessings. The puja includes a guided meditation and runs for about an hour. You may bring an offering of food or drink if you wish. Afterwards, we all head out to our community table for some refreshments and time to socialize.

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SW Dharma Celebration: The Empowerment of Buddha Manjushri with Teachings on How to Understand the Mind

with Gen Kelsang Rigpa |Western US National Spiritual Director

April 5 – 7 | @International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon

Gather together with Kadampa Buddhist practitioners from all around the Southwest United States in a celebration of faith, wisdom and compassion. Meet new Sangha friends from other Centers, discuss Dharma, listen, contemplate and meditate on profound teachings, and relax within the peaceful environment of the International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon. Everyone is welcome to sign up for this in-person event!

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Nyungnay Retreat: A purifying fasting retreat

In celebration of Buddha's Enlightenment Day

April 12 – 13

Nyungnay is a special fasting and purification practice performed in conjunction with prostrations and prayers to Thousand-armed Avalokiteshvara, the Buddha of Compassion. This is a very powerful method for purifying negativity of body, speech, and mind, and for pacifying delusions such as strong attachment and anger. It is also a special way of improving our minds of love, compassion, and receiving the compassionate blessings of Avalokiteshvara. This practice is done annually at Kadampa Buddhist centers throughout the world to celebrate Buddha’s Enlightenment Day.

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Clarity & Emptiness ~ Free yourself with wisdom

Rocky Mountain Retreat May 3-6 with visiting International teacher Gen Samten and Resident Teacher Kadam Lucy James

Often we feel stuck in painful habits of thought, perceiving our mind to be fixed and unchanging in its negative ways. During this rare and experiential retreat, we can learn how to dispel the clutter of our mind and the complications of our lives through meditating on the true nature of our mind. Abiding in the deep inner peace of this emptiness, there are no disturbing thoughts, no pain, no worry, no anger, no conflict, and no fear.

By meditating on our mind’s conventional nature, clarity, we can experience deeper and deeper levels of peace. Then by meditating on its ultimate nature, its emptiness of existing in a fixed, inherent way, we can quickly break free — uncovering our limitless potential for joyful transformation.

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Grand Opening Neighborhood Celebration—FREE EVENT!

Date TBA | Coming soon, this springtime... 

Join us for an evening of celebration and community! We extend a heartfelt invitation to you and your family for the Neighborhood Celebration of our new urban Buddhist temple, Kadampa Meditation Center Colorado.

This special event, part of our Grand Opening celebrations, is an opportunity to introduce ourselves to our Denver neighbors, to thank everybody who has played a significant role in bringing this stunning project to life, and to offer a glimpse into the transformative experiences that await within this space. Kadam Lucy, our resident teacher, will share our vision moving forward and guide a simple 15-minute meditation for world peace.

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Welcome to Kadampa Meditation Center Colorado!

Todos Bienvenidos!

Everybody Welcome

Kadampa Meditation Center Colorado is a place to learn and practice Buddhist meditation as a way to solve our daily problems, grow spiritually, enjoy community, and transform our world. We are a non-profit organization founded in 1999 and part of a worldwide network of over 1,300 Centers for modern Buddhism.

We’re glad you have found us and hope you find what you are looking for (and much more!) Everyone is welcome and warmly invited to try out any of the drop-in classes offered each week at our main center and branches. In these classes, we explore Buddha’s practical and enjoyable methods for cultivating deep inner peace and happiness.

We do not discriminate based on race, gender, background, age, religion, politics, sexual orientation, or otherwise — everyone is always welcome at KMC Colorado and the other Centers around the world. With inner peace, wisdom and compassion we can all make a better world now and for generations to come.

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Kadampa Buddhism Worldwide 2023 Brochure

The 2023 international brochure showing the latest developments in Modern Kadampa Buddhism worldwide, and the international teaching program of Festivals and Dharma Celebrations for the year is now available.

The brochure shows the extraordinary developments in Kadam Dharma around the world that have emanated from the heart of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. Please share this amazing story.

Upcoming Festivals

Meet Our Resident Teacher

Kadam Lucy James

Kadam Lucy James is an internationally-renowned Kadampa Teacher. She brings to Kadampa Meditation Center Colorado deep experience from several decades of meditation practice, as well as inspiring, insightful and practical teachings and guided meditations. Learn more about Kadam Lucy

Our other Kadampa Teachers

Kadampa Meditation Center Colorado has a diverse body of dedicated Kadampa meditation practitioners who teach a variety of weekly classes. Learn more about our other Kadampa teachers

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Precious Lamrim Avatar Precious Lamrim

As a former dabbler in a large variety of mindfulness teachings and meditation styles, I am happy to have found a home at KMC. The teachings are very pure and... read more

Rainey Oliver Avatar Rainey Oliver

Kadampa Meditation Center (formerly Avalokiteshvara Buddhist Center) is a very welcoming and peaceful place for everyone! No matter what kind of mood I'm in when I arrive, I ALWAYS... read more

Jen F. Avatar Jen F.

There’s a wonderful range of Live-streamed teachings and meditation classes from one of the most senior meditation teachers in the international organization. Kadam Lucy is outstanding! The other teachers are... read more

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4840 West 29th Avenue
, Denver, CO 80212

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