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Upcoming Events

19 Apr 2018 3:00 PM • Franciscan Center, Tampa, Florida
28 Apr 2018 8:30 AM • FCM Practice Center, 6501 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa
29 Apr 2018 4:30 PM • Lowry Park, 7525 North Boulevard Ave., Tampa, Shelter #124 - Take the W. Clinton Street Entrance to the Park (The third entrance when turning onto N. Boulevard from Sligh Ave.)
04 May 2018 7:00 PM • FCM Center, Tampa
05 May 2018 8:30 AM • FCM Practice Center, 6501 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa
12 May 2018 9:00 AM • FCM Practice Center, 6501 N. Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33604
12 May 2018 9:00 AM • Inner Light Center, 4810 Hickory Wood Dr, Naples, FL 34119
18 May 2018 7:00 PM • FCM Center, Tampa
01 Jun 2018 7:00 PM • FCM Center, Tampa
02 Jun 2018 8:30 AM • FCM Practice Center, 6501 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa

Recent Talks

Teachings  from Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva

Easily Cleaning the Lens of Distorted Thinking: Mipham's Wheel of Analysis and Meditation

Stepping Out From the Confines of Our Conditioning

Nourishing the Mind-Body with the Buddha's Four Nutriments

Ending the Self's War with Reality

FCM Winter Retreat 2018 Deconstructing the World of Self (Series)

Buddhist Ethics and Transforming One's Karma 

The Dharma of Scrooge 2017

Shantideva's Teachings on Wisdom

Shantideva's Teachings on Concentration

Practicing Dharma  in the World "As It Is"

FCM Fall 2017 Retreat: Teachings of the Zen Masters (Series)

Shantideva's Teachings on Diligence (Parts 1 and 2)


We are excited about our current project to create Great Cloud Refuge, our residential retreat facility. Please click below for the most recent update on our progress!

New to Meditation?

As described in our Newcomers section, we offer many opportunities to join with our community to learn about meditation and deepen your practice of mindfulness. If you are able to visit our Tampa Center or another one of our sangha locations, we invite you to join us for meditation or other activities. Everyone is warmly welcomed regardless of spiritual affiliation or prior experience.


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