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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.

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Gen Kelsang Demo, in an excerpt from "The Limitless Mind" workshop (Apr 10)

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Meditation Classes

The heart of what we do. Online, and select classes in person.


11am - 12:15pm

Oak Park, Live Stream, & 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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Special Events

Meditation workshops, retreats, social events, & more. Live online & 72 hours after.

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On-Demand Meditation Classes

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

Latest News & Features

Updates, videos, people, and other things we think you'll like

What's Up Next

"Sufferings, problems, worries, unhappiness and pain all exist within our mind; they are all unpleasant feelings, which are part of the mind.  Through controlling and purifying our mind we can stop them once and for all."

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 Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622

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