Shambhala Care and Conduct Policy

The Shambhala mandala is committed to creating enlightened society. This commitment involves devoting ourselves to personal transformation, helping to develop a compassionate community of practitioners, and contributing to the creation of enlightened society in the world at large.

Behaviors that are harmful arise naturally in human communities. Ours is no different. However, we are endeavouring to work with and learn from such situations in ways that are beneficial to those directly involved, and beneficial to the Shambhala community as a whole.

This document is organized into four parts. It begins with the Care and Conduct Policy itself, followed by a section on the view of Shambhala Care and Conduct. Next are procedures for implementation, followed by an appendix.

Read the Shambhala Care and Conduct Policy Here

FCSMC asks that all Teachers, Assistant Directors, Meditation Instructors, Shambhlala Guides, and Meditation Hall, Program and Families/Children staff review this Care and Conduct Policy. Then, please download and print the signature page (page 18 or link below) and submit to the Center.  You can scan and send it to, mail to FCSMC, P.O. Box 1336, Fort Collins CO 80522 or drop off at the office, leaving it in the basket on the office desk.  In you are Acrobat-Reader savvy, you can use the “Fill & Sign” function and email us the form.

Stand-alone Signature Page