Shambhala Mountain Center, Red Feather Lakes

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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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  • 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 fro...  more »
  • July 13, 2017
    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 scene...  more »
  • 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  more »
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  • May 27, 2017
    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.
  • May 13, 2017
    Unparalleled in Colorado, for what it is. An absolute must see location for anyone visiting upper Colorado, as well as for Colorado natives.
  • July 8, 2017
    It's both peaceful and invigorating
  • April 3, 2017
    The energy and spiritual consciousness ID truly enlightening.
  • September 6, 2016
    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!!

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