UPDATED. The Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center is currently closed to minimize the spread of COVID-19. FCSMC Council is working through details to bring open sitting and some programs online, and is continually assessing when and how to reopen our physical Center. For more information as it becomes available, please see our updated Monthly Calendar and  “Center News” and stay connected!

Featured Programs

Free Online Introduction to Meditation

with Marie-Helene Faurie

June 10th

You're warmly invited to a ZOOM introduction to meditation practice, Wednesday, June 10 at 5:45 MT, You'll learn the basics of shamatha (calm-abiding) meditation, or can refresh and renew your ongoing practice. Continue »

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Center News Blog

  • FCSMC building closure continues

      UPDATED April 27, 2020   The Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center is continuing closure to do our part to minimize the spread of COVID-19. The Heart of Recovery program is now offered online on Sunday evenings. FCSMC Council and program scheduling volunteers are discussing how to bring programs and public sitting online to support … Continue 

  • Caring for and about one another as we face CoVid-19

    Here at FCSMC, we are encouraging our volunteers, visitors, and sangha to heighten awareness of one another’s well-being and our Center environment. Our volunteers have been asked to undertake a regular rota to disinfect the Center spaces. If you are an elder or have underlying health issues, please consider practicing at home. Send us email … Continue