Unified Giving to Begin at Fort Collins Shambhala

Typically we have a large fundraising campaign for Shambhala Day in the spring and Harvest of Peace in the fall, where the funds have previously gone to the center of the mandala – Shambhala International. This year instead of trying to fundraise for a short period in order to benefit the center of the mandala … Continue 

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2014 Harvest of Peace Celebration

Fall is nearly upon us. This is a time when many of us experience change in our daily routines and the course of our lives.  Some are headed back to school, starting a new job, or moving to a new state. We have the opportunity to incorporate these changes into our daily practice and contemplate … Continue 

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Shambhala Day I Ching Reading 2014

The summary of the I Ching readings from Shambhala Day 2014, as compiled by Fort Collins member, Charles Ervin, Jr. with additional commentary from Acharya Dan Hessey’s translation, Enlightened Society: A Shambhala Buddhist Reading of the Yijing  is available through the link below. Following the Shambhala Day events on Sunday, March 2, many of the Center’s … Continue 

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2014 Shambhala Day Campaign Letter from our Director

In these last few days before the beginning of the new year I implore you to take a look at what Shambhala as a Global Community has meant to you.  How have you helped create and participated in enlightened society in the past year?  I know that my contemplation has helped me to see the importance … Continue 

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Our New Director: Greth Patterson!

The Governing Council of the Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center is pleased to announce the nomination of Greth Patterson to the position of Center Director.  Enclosed is a letter of acceptance from Ms. Patterson: Dear Fort Collins Shambhala Community, I am honored and pleased to accept the nomination for the seat of FCSMC Director. After … Continue 

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Introducing “Being Shambhala” by Pam Turner

At this moment, our heart is beating. Our breath is going in and out.  Our whole body works without effort. We are “being”.  Is there some kind of internal intention going on that has a result? According to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, we are creating Enlightened Society by being.  Our “being” is a natural reflection of … Continue 

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Jennie Kiessling “Being Shambhala”.

“Being Shambhala” Interview by Pam Turner. To visit Jennie’s blogs for more information: www.outofthestudio.wordpress.com        http://nopictureshere.wordpress.com The  Front Range Community College http://www.frontrange.edu/ (FRCC), Community Studio is a program of the Creative Arts, Design and Humanities Department (CADhu) of Front Range Community College (FRCC) (Larimer Campus). Community Studio projects are tailored to various locations throughout Fort Collins and have included a Young Curators program … Continue 

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Letter from FCSMC Director, Pam Turner

Open Letter to the Fort Collins Shambhala Community: Most of you have received the notice that as of October 1, 2013, I will complete my tenure as Director of the Fort Collins Shambhala Center.  It has been my pleasure to serve our community! This letter is to invite you to please join me at our … Continue 

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Senior Resources Available in Colorado

July 8, 2013 Letter from Ann Reichhardt, Director of Societal Health and Wellbeing. As Director of Societal Health and Well-Being for the Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center, I recently had the opportunity to participate in the webinar, Resources for Older Adult Patients and Their Caregivers, presented by the Colorado Department of Human Services. Because the … Continue 

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