Featured Programs

Bookstudy: Meditation In Action

with Sue Shapiro-Holleman

October 28th—December 9th

Meditation extends beyond the formal practice of sitting to build the foundation for compassion, awareness, and creativity in all aspects of life. Continue »

Meditation in Everyday Life - Introductory Course

with Darlene Velder

November 7th—December 12th

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 »

New to Shambhala?

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

  • 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 


    Dear Fort Collins Meditation Community, Some important information about our move this Fall is below. We have had many meetings with Brinkman Construction, United Way, FCSMC Council Members, Relocation Team, Fundraising Team, and individuals in the last week or so, and it’s time for an update. We are excited to share the following dates, depending … Continue