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

Nynthün: Day of Practice and Study

May 22nd—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 »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior - Weekend Retreat

with Graciela Marin

June 10th—June 12th

This weekend explores how habitual ways of thinking obscure the raw brilliance of the world we live in. Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask underlying fear. Continue »

Shambhala Cafe - join us for lunch

June 26th

Shambhala Cafe is a once per month lunch. Join us for food & conversation. It's a way for us to share the warmth of our community. 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 »

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 »

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