Featured Programs

Learn to Meditate in Fort Collins

with Pam Turner

February 22nd

A short workshop (9:30 - noon) 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. Introduction to the technique of calm abiding with posture refinement, practice and QA. Continue »

SHAMBHALA DAY Pre-Celebration Pot Luck- The Year of the Iron Mouse

February 23rd

Shambhala Day Pre-Celebration - ALL WELCOME: Join us for sitting practice and the first day of activities (Monday, February 24, we'll celebrate the official Shambhala Day). Please RSVP using the registration form. 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 »

Shambhala Training Level II: Birth of the Warrior - Weekend Retreat

with Graciela Marin

March 6th—March 8th

Shamatha meditation can bring to focus how we create a cocoon of habits that masks our underlying fear. This second weekend retreat explores how conscious and unconscious habits of thinking, speaking, and acting can obscure our experience of the raw, inn Continue »

Milarepa Day

March 9th

From humble beginnings, Milarepa set out to purify his bad karma. This day of practice includes reading songs of the Kagyu lineage teachers. In chanting them, we attune our minds to theirs, invoking the inspiration of their sanity and devotion. Continue »

5th Annual Spring Weekthun - a city retreat experience

with Shastri Calryn Aston

March 13th—March 19th

OPEN TO ALL! Group retreat is a deeply transformative experience focused on introducing you to, or deepening, your shamatha meditation practice. It also affords you the opportunity to join other practitioners in cultivating kindness and strength. 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