The GSMG offers a free weekly public meditation session and talks based on Buddhist and Shambhala teachings. (Newcomers welcome!) We meet every Tuesday from 7:00p.m.-9 p.m. (newcomers please come at 6:30 p.m. for instructions) for meditation, discussion and refreshments at our location:  1899 NE 23rd Ave, GainesvilleFL.

Picture above is from the “Level IV” class that was held the weekend of January 20-21, 2018.

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Community Events

Harvest of Peace

September 22nd

Join with community to celebrate the changing of the seasons and the autumnal equinox at Harvest of Peace! Guest talk: "Transforming Inner Violence, Suffering, and Racism" by Dr. K.A. Shakoor Continue »

Pride Day

October 26th

Please come join us in the annual Pride Day parade, in support our LGBTQIA community. We are meeting at 11 AM at the corner of 7th Street and W. University Ave. The parade that starts at 12:00 PM. We will also have a booth at Didley Plaza. Continue »

Is Enlightened Society Possible?

with Dr. Shanté Paradigm Smalls

November 1st—November 2nd

Shambhala is committed to manifesting as an enlightened society. What does that mean for the individual? for a community? for our role in the world at large? How do we find basic goodness in a political climate of misogyny, racism, homophobia? Come and Continue »

Annual Community Meeting and Holiday Celebration

December 15th

Please plan to attend our yearly community meeting and holiday party. Continue »