Gen Gomlam

Thanksgiving Weekend Events

November 27-30 in Oak Park & Wicker Park

Guided meditation and practical Buddhist teachings for a meaningful Thanksgiving weekend, with visiting Kadampa Buddhist nun Gen Kelsang Gomlam.
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Featured Weekly Meditation Classes


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NEW! After-Work Guided Meditations

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays at 6:30pm in Wicker Park

These 30-minute classes teach and practice essential meditations you can also do on your own. Suitable for complete beginners and anyone who enjoys group guided meditation. Everyone is welcome! Full info...


Meditation for Kids and Families

Sunday mornings at 10am 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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Solving Difficult Relationships

Thursday evenings in October at 7pm in Wicker Park & Oak Park

Learn meditations to increase your capacity to face daily problems with a calm, positive, and strong mind. Full info...


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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 ...