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

Wednesday Open House Series: Exploring Shambhala Culture

with Adana Barbieri, Shastri Jonathan Barbieri, Cary Weiner

September 7th—December 14th

An Open House is a perfect introduction to the Shambhala teachings and mindfulness meditation, as well as an opportunity to connect with other awesome people. Continue »

Good Medicine with Teachings from Pema Chödrön (Video)

with Pam Turner

September 12th—October 17th

Pema reveals the time-tested Buddhist antidote to suffering — and shows how to apply it in your own life. The simple and elegant meditation practice known as tonglen, she teaches, is the perfect medicine for ordinary people like ourselves. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Jonathan Barbieri

September 16th—September 18th

Shambhala Training is a path to develop the dignity of being human, using meditation as a means to develop fearlessness, confidence, openness, and gentleness toward ourselves and toward our world. All are welcome! Continue »

Harvest of Peace Celebration and Dance Party

September 24th

Held around the autumn equinox, this annual Shambhala global community event is a time to enjoy each other's company, hear teachings by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, and celebrate the riches of our culture and heritage. Everyone is welcome. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life - Introductory Course

with Shastri Janet Solyntjes, Darlene Velder, Mark Wagner

September 27th—October 25th

This introduction to The Way of Shambhala, is open to all. You will learn and practice shamatha (peaceful abiding) meditation, and explore the teachings of basic goodness.... 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