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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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If you want to dive right in, we recommend starting with one of these:

White Sands

"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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Live-Stream Meditation Classes

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

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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.

Upcoming Special Events

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• Break Free from Anxiety & Fear

• Break Free from Anxiety & Fear

August 22, 2020

Live-Stream Workshop

Break free from painful emotions and negative thinking and retrain your mind to respond constructively to hardship with a calm, creative, and strong mind.

• Retreat: The Healing Power of Meditation

• Retreat: The Healing Power of Meditation

September 5, 2020

Live-Stream Retreat

With guest teacher Gen Kelsang Demo. In this one-day retreat, learn to heal your mind and enhance your love, compassion, and wisdom. Available online through Sept 10.

• Letting Go of the Past

• Letting Go of the Past

September 6, 2020

Live-Stream Workshop

With guest teacher Gen Kelsang Demo. Learn to let go of the past and free yourself to move forward with a positive and beneficial outlook. Available online until Sept 10.

Manjushri KMC
Regional & International Festivals

Part of a worldwide community of Kadampa Buddhist centers and practitioners.

Everyone Welcome!

any age

any gender

any race

any sexuality

any background

any religion

any income level


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

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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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