Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.

 

Featured Programs

Midsummer Day Celebration and Potluck Saturday, July 2

July 2nd

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Family and Friends! Good Food, Good Fun! Continue »

Shrine Room Volunteer & Coordinator/Aide Training!

with Sybil Gaylord & Greth Patterson

July 9th

Learn how to be a Timekeeper (Umdze) or Gatekeeper, with additional training for Program Coordinators and Aides -- volunteer positions all essential to the well-being of our Center! Continue »

Summer Book Group, The Myth of Freedom

with Pam Turner

July 11th—August 15th

Please join our Summer Book Group, The Myth of Freedom! Reading and contemplating this book could be regarded as a journey into the mind of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. The root teacher of Shambhala and founder of our culture wrote this book, which was pub Continue »

Contentment in Everyday Life

with Acharya Eve Rosenthal, Kimberly Kita, Cary Weiner

July 14th—August 11th

Open to All - No Prerequisite: Contentment, simplicity, and mindfulness are connected with the precision of Hinayana, the teachings that form the foundation of Buddhism. In the Shambhala Buddhist tradition, the humbleness of the tiger brings alive this co Continue »

Nynthün: Day of Practice and Study

July 24th—August 28th

A day-long meditation intensive, or nyinthun, is a great way to deepen and energize your meditation practice. All practitioners are invited: beginners as well as experienced meditators. Continue »
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New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage & community. More →

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Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →

Recent News

  • Appointment of Shastri Jonathan Barbieri

    We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Barbieri has been appointed as Shastri, and we want to share this enrichment of the Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center.  As senior teachers, Shastris identify with the department of Practice and Education, and serve as teacher, mentor for other teachers and advisor to the leadership of the Center.  … Continue