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

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 »

Wednesday Open House Series: Exploring Shambhala Culture

with Adana Barbieri, Shastri Jonathan Barbieri, Cary Weiner

September 14th—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 »

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 »

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

with Chris Stockinger

October 21st—October 23rd

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 »

Fundraising Campaign - Silent Auction - Harvest of Peace PART 2

November 5th

Come have a wonderful evening out and celebrate your local Shambhala community! Join us for a silent auction of items donated by members and friends of the Center (this means all of you...) Wine, appetizers, and non-alcoholic beverages will be offered, Continue »
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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