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
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Featured Programs

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 »

Training in Tenderness Video Series

May 24th—May 25th

According to the Buddhist teachings, all people and animals, no matter what they look like or how they behave, possess at their core a deeply loving, tender heart. The power of fear and confusion may keep this heart temporarily closed and dark, but it is Continue »

Finding Equilibrium in Uncertainty

with Acharya Daniel Hessey

June 1st

Meditation practice cannot protect us from change in our lives—especially the changes that challenge our most deeply held assumptions about ourselves and our world. Continue »

Shifting Culture: Diversity and Inclusion Conversations: Value All Voices Part I

with Katya Stewart-Sweeney

June 14th

How do we understand and value diversity in our community? Join us for an experiential exploration with Katya Stewart-Sweeney Continue »

Shifting Culture: Diversity and Inclusion Conversations: Value All Voices Part II

with Katya Stewart-Sweeney

June 23rd

Have you ever examined your family messages about gender? Join us for an experiential exploration with Katya Stewart-Sweeney Continue »

Learn to Meditate

with Patricia Kelly

June 29th

A one day workshop (8:30-3) that is suitable for those who want to begin a practice with in-depth instruction, as well as those who just want to refresh their practice and view. 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