All classes below are held at Kadampa Meditation Center Chicago in Oak Park, 13 Harrison St., Oak Park, IL 60304.


Every Thursday in Oak Park *
7pm - 8:30pm

Drop-In Class

* Please Note: No class on December 28. Classes will resume January 4.

Suitable for everyone, these classes focus on how to meditate and use Buddhist understanding to solve our everyday problems. Discover practical strategies to find the happy, meaningful life you long for!

Each class includes guided meditation, teaching, and discussion. Since these Drop-In classes are designed both as a series and as stand-alone classes, you are welcome to attend any time. No registration needed. No prior experience or commitment required. Everyone is welcome!


Every Friday in Oak Park
10:00 to 11:00 am.
Drop-in Class

Meditation can provide a break in our busy lives. Its purpose is to make our mind calm and peaceful. With a sense of inner peace and well-being we can learn to cope with life's challenges and create new opportunities for growth. Come and enjoy these guided meditation classes.


Every Sunday in Oak Park
11 am - 12:30 pm

Drop-in Class

To bring about well-being for ourselves and others we must first create peace within our own hearts. These Sunday morning classes emphasize integrating essential, positive states of mind such as patience, universal love, and compassion into our daily life. They offer true wisdom advice to bring happiness both to ourselves and to others.

Come and enjoy guided meditations and teachings to help cultivate peace not only in our own hearts but also in our world. Everyone welcome!

"Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible" - Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.


Sundays in Oak Park
4:00 - 8:00 pm

NOT a Drop-in Class

The Study Program in Oak Park is a perfect opportunity to take your meditation and practical experience of Buddha’s teachings deeper. In the Oak Park Study Program, we study a book by our founder, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, and receive inspiring commentary from our Resident Teacher, Gen Kelsang Dorje. Each class meeting also includes opportunity for in depth discussion and more time for conptemplative meditation. More information

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