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Shambhala Mountain Center, Red Feather Lakes

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Religious Site
Since 1971 the Center has offered hundreds of programs on Buddhist meditation, yoga and other contemplative disciplines. Tamed by over thirty years of use as a contemplative retreat, Shambhala Mountain Center is a place where one of the basic truths of Buddhism—that people can be profoundly open to the wisdom of the present moment—is always readily available.
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  • It is always nice to visit. Very quiet and beautiful area. You need to spend a lot of money here if you want to learn more about the spirituality that this place offers.  more »
  • My kids and I got to visit this when we took our first trip to CO and it's AMAZING, it's so cool driving up in the mountains and then seeing this there. Can't wait to visit again  more »
  • I had wanted to attend a class here for many years and finally did. I stayed in a single room with a shared bath, and the quarters were fine. Show and Bath private enough. The grounds are wonderful, a...  more »
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  • I love Shambhala. It is incomparable in terms of beauty and the stupa is breathtaking. Going for a walk along the nicely maintained paths is like being in another world. The staff and guests are generally very friendly and helpful. Hundreds of volunteers put in thousands of hours to create this amazing place. I love chatting with people at meal time and hearing about where they're from (all over the world) and how they came to visit this place. That being said, each year it is a different experience. Sometimes they have gifted chefs, other times not so much. You could have a lovely buffet with numerous choices or wind up eating bread and butter because you can't eat the one offering provided. The food is always delicious, but not always varied. The office staff changes so sometimes things get mixed up and people aren't clear on what's happening - snow and wind can knock out service so you can't get through, reservations are lost, rooms changed, etc. If you're looking for a spiritual experience and realize this is a nonprofit and not a professionally managed chain hotel and you can roll with unexpected situations, you'll probably enjoy it. But it can be frustrating for those of us who aren't quite as Zen.
  • Unparalleled in Colorado, for what it is. An absolute must see location for anyone visiting upper Colorado, as well as for Colorado natives.
  • The energy and spiritual consciousness ID truly enlightening.
  • It is amazing that this place is in colorado , i felt like i was in another country, it was absolutely beautiful & peaceful , deer were walking up to me, I plan on going alot!!
  • Great meditative place to visit! Beautiful scenic views at The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya with informative video played on loop at a cabin nearby (Stupa Visitors' Center) detailing it's creation. Either hike up to the Stupa from below or drive up a dirt road for handicap access. Be mindful that road conditions can be challenging during wet and wintering seasons. Visit the Shambhala Mountain Gift Store for a great assortment of reading material and much more. I go here annually with my family and enjoy the hike, views and gift store.