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Schedule Announcement

Because so many of our teachers, members, and drop-in students are planning to attend the Kadampa International Fall Festival in Arizona, we will have a special schedule in late September and early October. There will be some classes on September 26 & 27, and no classes or events September 28 - October 2. Some classes will resume on October 3, and the full schedule resumes on October 4. Please see our calendar for full details.


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A Buddhist Approach to Science and Spirituality

Saturday Evening Lecture
Saturday, October 26, 6pm - 7:15pm in Wicker Park

Join us for a thought-provoking talk and guided meditation. Everyone is welcome.
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Featured Weekly Meditation Classes


Meditation for Kids and Families

Sunday mornings - 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 September - in Wicker Park & Oak Park

Learn specific meditations and special ways of thinking to help you respond to difficult people with less frustration, judgement, and blaming. 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 ...