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 

Introducing Our New Center Director: Gailmarie Kimmel

The Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Gailmarie Kimmel as the new Center Director, effective July 1, 2017. Gailmarie has been a Center member since 2008 and took her first Level I in 2007.  She has been an active practitioner and volunteer at the Center, having staffed numerous … Continue 

For the Vidyadhara

Spontaneous poem offered by the Profound Treasury Hinayana class to Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, in appreciation for his teachings. Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center, May 16th, 2017:

Lion of the dharma,
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Announcing the Strategic Plan

We are happy to announce the final version of the Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center’s Strategic Plan! Below are the documents produced by the Fort Collins Shambhala Meditation Center Task Force Groups. These consist of individual reports and their appendices. By the end of the effort about a third of the Community got involved and … Continue 

Starting Line of Peace Run

Come Run with Us

Ready, Set, GO! Spring is a great time of year for running and walking. To help get you a mindful start, we are pleased to team up with to bring you discounted* membership to the Running With The Mind online community! Membership includes: Access to the Running with the Mind Online Course. New and … Continue 

Sakyong Running

Shamatha Yoga from Running with the Mind Online

A Gift on Behalf of the Sakyong: The Sakyong developed the Shamatha Yoga series to increase flexibility and focus in between periods of meditation. It is also a wonderful addition to mindful exercise such as running with the mind of meditation.Shamatha Yoga is a way to gently bring stillness into motion, whether you’re shifting into … Continue 

Open House Talk on Wednesday, February 15, 2017

We invite everyone to attend our Wednesday, February 15 Open House talk. Public Sitting begins at 7:00 P.M. followed by the Open House talk shortly after 7:30 P.M.  Please join us for both sitting practice and/or the talk.  A simple reception with light refreshments follows the talk.