Featured Programs

The Sadhana of Kindness: The Way of the Moon Inauguration - OPEN TO ALL!

with Acharya Dan Hessey

January 25th

OPEN TO ALL. The Sadhana of Kindness is a chanted liturgy that reinforces the cool moon of empathy and compassion which is inherent in our being. Continue »

Getting to Know Yourself: Pema Chodron Speaks at Gampo Abbey - 2015 Retreat

with Pam Turner & Arvo Fallon

January 30th—March 5th

OPEN TO ALL. Join us to listen to Pema Chodron share fundamental Buddhist teachings that help you discover who you are. [Recorded at Gampo Abbey, NS, 2015.] The course includes handouts, selected readings, and specific contemplations. Continue »

Staffing our Meditation Hall: Umdze, Host and Gatekeeper Training

with Jeb Stuart & Tiffin Vaughn

February 8th

Curious about the role of the Umdze who leads sitting meditation, the person who hosts open sittings or who sits at the door to the meditation hall? Here's the chance to satisfy your curiosity, strengthen your meditation practice, and help others. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra - Open to All

February 9th

The Sadhana of Mahamudra is both a practice and a teaching to overcome obstacles and self-centered spiritual practices of our times. Continue »

Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos - ALL WELCOME

February 13th—February 22nd

The practice of reciting the mamo chant will clear up the environmental negativity of the previous year. Continue »

SHAMBHALA DAY - The Year of the Iron Mouse

February 24th

ALL WELCOME. Sunrise toasts, Llve broadcast from Halifax, Sadhana of Mahamudra practice, and dutch treat breakfast at The Silver Grill. Continue »

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Center News Blog

  • GoFundMe Refunds

    The Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center has suspended its GoFundMe relocation campaign. The final construction bids for remodeling our proposed new location exceeded our fundraising capability. We have reached an agreement to remain where we are and to continue to offer meditation and classes for at least a year. Thank you so much for your … Continue 

  • FCSMC is Staying at 126A Mountain Avenue

    The long journey to find a new home for our Center has ended with a very unexpected result. We will be staying at our current Mountain Avenue space. The final construction bids for remodeling space at 525 West Oak St far exceeded our fundraising capacity. Our landlord informed us that his plans to redevelop this … Continue