Walking Meditation Our program with Shastri Gayle Van Gils in August, 2014.

Center Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.

NOTE: NEW LOCATION: UF Hillel Center, UF, 2020 W. University Ave, Gainesville FL. Parking is across University Ave in O’Connell Center and on the side streets next to the building. We meet every Tuesday at 6:45pm for existing members and new members please be here at 6:30pm for a basic introduction to Shambhala and meditation.

Please visit our Classes and Retreats page under Programs as we have several new items and programs listed.



New to Shambhala?

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 →

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Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →