Located in Gainesville, Florida, the Gateless Gate Zen Center is a group dedicated to providing North Central Florida with an opportunity to learn, practice, and integrate Zen Buddhism into their lives.  Anyone is welcome to attend weekly practice every Monday evening, from 6:45pm until 8:15pm.  If you are a newcomer or beginner and would like a brief introduction to Zen meditation and practice, please arrive at 6:15pm.  We are an affiliate of the Kwan Um School of Zen.

 Zen Master Seung Sahn

Founding Teacher of the Kwan Um School of Zen


Ken Kessel Ken Kessel, JDPSN

Guiding Teacher of the Gateless Gate Zen Center