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Summer Sangha Fiesta!

Family-Friendly Social
Saturday, July 20, 6pm - 8pm in Oak Park

Enjoy a wonderful evening outdoors with your Dharma friends in a friendly, supportive environment. The night will include tacos, piñatas, music, and more!
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Staying Calm When Things Go Wrong

Meditation & Modern Buddhism Workshop
Saturday, August 17, 2pm - 4:30pm in Wicker Park

Learn how to keep a calm, positive mind under stress, through practical instruction and guided meditations. Perfect for complete beginners and experienced students alike.
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Featured Weekly Meditation Classes


Meditation for Kids and Families

Every 2nd Sunday in July & August - in Oak Park

These classes for children and their families offer an introduction to Buddha’s teachings, emphasizing the value of kindness and cultivating a good heart. Full info...


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Habits of Happy People

Sunday Mornings in July - in Oak Park & Wicker Park

Learn guided meditations and principles you can apply in daily life to make joy and authentic happiness an integral part of your day. Full info...


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A Life Beyond Anger

Thursday evenings in July - in Wicker Park & Oak Park

Overcome anger, frustration and painful emotions. Respond to problems with positivity. Includes guided meditation, teaching, and time for questions. Full info...


More Weekly Meditation Classes

See our full schedule of weekly drop-in meditation classes in Chicago and Oak Park. These classes are suitable for all levels of interest and experience, from simple guided meditations through to in-depth Buddhist studies. Everyone is welcome to attend any time. Full info...


In-Depth Study

We offer three special programs for the systematic study and practice of meditation and Modern Buddhism. These programs are especially suited to the modern world. Learn more ...

About Us

The teachings given at our classes are grounded in the ancient wisdom of Buddha. They have been practiced by meditators for generations. We present these teachings in a format that is especially suited to the people of the modern world. Learn more ...




River North Blog

We’re excited to be coming to 375 West Erie Street later in 2019! Check out an overview of the project, and all the latest posts and insider updates, on our River North Blog.


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