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Meditation & Modern Buddhism

The practice of meditation and timeless Buddhist wisdom for busy modern life in and around Chicago. Everyone is welcome.


Featured in this clip: Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Zamling discussing enlightened compassion and its power to heal our world.

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Nice to meet you!

Or if you want to dive right in, we recommend starting with one of these:​

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Live Meditation Classes

The heart of what we do. Drop in any time.


11am - 12:15pm

Oak Park, Live Stream, and Recorded


6:30pm - 7:30pm

Live Stream


7:30pm - 8:30pm

Live Stream & Recorded


10am - 10:45am

Oak Park & Live Stream

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Meditation Classes

Uncover your inner peace -- any time you're ready.

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Live Online Special Events

Meditation workshops, retreats, social events, & more.

What's up next

"Everybody needs to be good-natured with a good heart, because in this way we can solve our own problems as well as those of others, and we can make our human life meaningful."

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche
How to Transform Your Life

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Buddhism for Kids & Families

Meditation and essential skills for a good heart -- especially for kids.

Meditation Prayers

Build a stronger connection with positive minds.

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Regional & International Festivals

Part of a worldwide community

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Everyone Welcome!
any age
any gender
any race
any sexuality
any background
any religion
any income level
... anyone!

The tools we study can help everyone without exception, and everyone is welcome.


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Questions? Contact Us!

Kadampa Meditation Center Chicago

312-767-1898 (voice or text)

in Oak Park: 13 Harrison Street, Oak Park, IL 60304

in Wicker Park: 2010 West Pierce Street, Chicago, IL 60622

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