WE’RE ON THE MOVE — TO A FRESH START!  The lease for our current Old Town space expires at the end of 2019.  If we aren’t able to move to the West Oak location, we will need to close our doors!  The GOOD NEWS is that we have an opportunity to join United Way in a new non-profit center at 525 WEST OAK STREET!  We ask for your support in helping to fund our remodeling costs.  Click HERE for FAQ

Featured Programs

Karma and the Twelve Nidanas

with Steve Seely

April 2nd—April 23rd

Karma is considered a very real and powerful force that drives our lives. Understanding how our thoughts and actions create the next moment, we see the patterns Continue »

Earth Day Celebration at Civic Center Park

April 20th

Fort Collins Shambhala will have a booth at Earth Day beginning at 11:00 am. Come join in Celebrating Our Precious Earth and the inexpressible effect that meditation has made in our own lives! Continue »

Shastri Barbieri's Retirement Reception

April 20th

Join us to celebrate Shastri Barbieri's retirement as Shastri for the Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center. Continue »

Shambhala Training Level I: The Art of Being Human

with Adana Barbieri

April 26th—April 28th

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 »

Deepening in Compassion: The Four Limitless Ones

May 7th—June 11th

"The Four Limitless Ones" is the first course of the four-part series exploring the Shambhala Mahayana teachings. Continue »

White Tara Practice (2X)

with Shastri Jonathan Barbieri

May 11th

This program introduces the short practice of White Tara, one of the most famous bodhisattvas of compassion in Tibetan Buddhism. 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 →

Become a Member and Help Create a Good Human Society

Shambhala welcomes people from all walks of life, faiths, and backgrounds. They come together to practice meditation, gather, and celebrate in order to develop a global culture that cultivates dignity and sanity in an increasingly chaotic and stressful world. Continue to Our Membership Page

Center News Blog

  • ‘FRESH START’ Relocation FAQ

    Relocation FAQ April 15, 2019 Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center Why are we moving?​ Our landlord is expanding into our space. We must be out by December 31, 2019. Our target date for moving is Late-Summer, saving us approximately $2,500 each month in rent for 2019. (See # 11.) Where are we going?​ The best … Continue 

  • FCSMC Council Announces Interim Co-Directors

    Dear Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center Community,   Gailmarie Kimmel has stepped down from her post as Center Director due to a long and lingering recovery from injuries sustained in a fall.    The Council is happy to announce that two members have volunteered to take the position of Interim Co-Directors:  Keith Ela and Pam … Continue