The Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center is closed through Friday, April 17 to minimize the spread of COVID-19. FCSMC Council is working through details to bring open sitting and some programs online. For more information as it becomes available, please see “Center News” and stay connected!

Featured Programs

Dzogchen Primer: An (online) Book Study Group

with Sue Shapiro-Holleman

April 7th—May 12th

"The Dzogchen Primer" is a treasure of precious writings about the dzogchen path, the awakening of buddha-mind. It is open to new students and those with more experience. We will be meeting online, please note the new schedule. Continue »

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Center News Blog

  • FCSMC building closure extended to April 17, 2020

    UPDATED March 26, 2020. The Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center is going to close from Saturday March 14 through Friday April 17 to do our part to minimize the spread of COVID-19.  This closure includes the Heart of Recovery program on Sunday evenings. FCSMC Council and program scheduling volunteers are discussing how to bring programs and … 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 practice at home. Send us email to … Continue