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

Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

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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.

LOCATION: 900 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville FL 32601. We meet every Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm for meditation, followed by book discussion and social time. Newcomers are encouraged to come at 6:30pm for basic introduction to Shambhala and meditation.

Additional Sessions:

Thursdays 6:15pm-7:15pm (for those not requiring instruction)

Fridays 12:00pm-12:30pm (newcomer instruction); 12:30pm-1:30pm meditation

Please visit our Ongoing Offerings and Classes and Retreats pages as we have several new programs offered.

 

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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 →

Featured Programs

Shambhala Day

February 14th

Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the Tibetan New Year, and represents one of the most important celebrations in Shambhala. Join us for good practice, good food, and good company as we celebrate the new Year of the Fire Monkey! The day will include a r Continue »

Basic Goodness 2

with Shastri Brett Ferrigan & Richard White

March 11th—March 13th

This second course in the Basic Goodness series explores our relationship with others, our aspirations to help our world and specific aspects of social transformation. The course focuses on four aspects of society: relations with family, our professional Continue »

Basic Goodness 3

with Will Ryken & Paula Bickford

May 6th—May 21st

The third and final course of the Basic Goodness Series asks the question, "What is real?" and explores various approaches to it. How do we know what is real? How might we begin to ask this question in a way that is meaningful for our everyday lives? In Continue »