Buddhist Peace Fellowship
Tampa Bay, Florida, USA

Buddhist groups in the Tampa Bay area
(an expanding list / - suggestions welcome -)

updated july 20, 2014


bemindful.org includes a listing of local groups and contacts (including some not listed here), and more.

Buddhist Book Discussion Tarpon Springs.

Buddhist Peace Fellowship - Tampa Bay

Drifting Clouds outdoor meditation gathering, Tampa

Meditation Sarasota / Meditation Tampa Bay / Meditation Florida - weekly classes, monthly retreats and online videos

Middle Way Buddhist - Pinellas Park

UU Buddhist Fellowship - Clearwater

Mahayana Buddhism

Clear Water Zen Center Clearwater

Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association Safety Harbor

Florida Community of Mindfulness Tampa, St Petersburg, Naples - tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh

Hokori Zen Center Lakeland

Minh Dang Quang Vietnamese Temple, west Tampa

Quan Am Buddhist Monastery East Tampa

Rissho Kosei-kai of Tampa Bay Clearwater - Ekayana Buddhism

Sarasota Zen Center Soto Zen

Sarasota Zen Study Group Practicing and experiencing Soto Zen in Southwest Florida

Soka Gakkai - Tampa Bay St Petersburg

Singing River Sangha Bradenton - Zen

Tampa Zen Center Tampa

True Dharma International Buddhist Mission - Clearwater - animal rights activities, hospice visitation, Buddhist funeral rituals

Theravada Buddhism

Bradenton Meditation Group

Chua Phat Phap Vietnamese Temple, St Petersburg

Dhamma Wheel Meditation Society Clearwater

Dhammakaya Meditation Center Plant City

Florida Buddhist Vihara Sri Lankan Temple & Vihara, Tampa

Mahamevnawa Meditation Monastery Florida Sri Lankan Forest Tradition

SaraSangha Insight Meditation Group Sarasota

Wat Lao Buddha Phavanaram Laotian Temple, Kenneth City (Pinellas County)

Wat Mongkolratanaram Thai Temple, Tampa

Vajrayana/ Tibetan Buddhism 

Drong Ngur Jangchubling Buddhist Center Wesley Chapel

Dzogchen Buddhist Society Tampa

Katsel Meditation Tampa A Drikung Kagyu Meditation Center

Katsel Dharma Garden Clearwater -- A Drikung Kagyu Meditation Center

Land for Nagarjuna's Sutra and Tantra Dharma: Do Ngag Cho Ling -- Sarasota

Orgyen Khamdroling Sangha Sarasota -- Nyingma lineage

Parbawatiya Buddhist Center Classes, courses and retreats throughout Tampa Bay -- New Kadampa Tradition Meditation Center.

PBC Practice Group of Tampa Bay -- Part of the Padmasambhava Buddhist Center

Shambhala Meditation Group of St Petersburg / Tampa

Tampa Bay Karma Thegsum Chöling St Pete & North Tampa -- Center for Buddhism and meditation in the Karma Kagyu Tradition.

Vajra Vidya Meditation and Study Group Sarasota -- Karma Kagyu Tradition


Some other Florida Buddhist websites and groups
(for more, visit the Florida Dharma Groups page)

Clear Light Society Fort Lauderdale.

Florida Dharma Groups

Gainesville Vipassana Society

The Gateless Gate Zen, Gainesville

Jacksonville Zen Sangha

Lovingkindness of Florida

Open Mind Zen Melbourne

Orlando Insight

Southern Palm Zen Group Boca Raton

Tallahassee Buddhist Peace fellowship

Vipassana Meditation in the tradition of S.N. Goenka Jacksonville and Miami

Wat Florida Dhammaram Kissimmee (near Orlando)

WebDharma Tallahassee links

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