Relocation Capital Campaign Video — Enjoy the Show!

We’re pleased to share our Relocation Capital Campaign video with you!  Please take 2:43 minutes of your time to watch and enjoy! The momentum to our goal is growing.  We invite you to support our Relocation efforts by donating through our GoFundMe Campaign Here or through our website ‘Fresh Start’ Campaign Here. Please share the link to … Continue 

We’re at 77%! And, Here’s What You Can Do . . . Right Now!

Summer is here but the building at 525 West Oak Street is quiet in the evenings.  Construction has begun on the east side of the building where United Way plans to move into by mid-June. Meanwhile, our fundraising campaign deadline has been extended about a month, giving us more time to meet our goal.  Right … Continue 

‘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 


As of January 6, 2019, we will be offering Open Public Sitting Meditation beginning at 10:00 am through Noon every Sunday morning.  Free meditation instruction will be offered at 10:00 am.  This is a time where you can drop-in and leave at any time during the two hour sitting practice.  Please note the special practices … Continue 

December 2018 ~~ Notes from the Director’s Desk

THIS SATURDAY, December 8 – HOMELESSNESS AWARENESS DAY At 8 am, join Mission to Hope (M2H) Walk, a 0.8 mile walk from Catholic Charities Mission to the Murphy Center, the hub of services for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Larimer County. This is the walk that many Murphy Center guests take daily. … Continue 

Center Holiday Schedule

The Center will be closed:  Monday, December 24;  Tuesday, December 25;  and Tuesday, January 1, 2019.  We will be hosting the Shambhala Sadhana practice, which is OPEN TO ALL, on New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31 from 6:30 to 8:00pm

NEW SUNDAY SCHEDULE beginning September 2018 — Full Schedule Here

I Ching Reading for 2018 on Shambhala Day

I Ching: The Book of Change is an ancient treasure used to explore the meaning of human affairs and continues to be a source of insight and wisdom into the patterns of relationships in families and societies. Over thousands of years, it grew into a guide and a means of divination to understanding the way … Continue 

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s newest book: The Lost Art of Good Conversation

We are thrilled to announce that Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s newest book, The Lost Art of Good Conversation, will be released October 17, 2017 and will include a North American book tour with a stop in Denver, Friday, October 20 & Saturday, October 21.  The tour will also be livestreamed via the Cushion Tour, an interactive six-week … Continue