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Wednesday Evening Meditation Class in Oak Park

Happiness Step by Step


7pm - 8:15pm

Oak Park & Livestream


free for members

You'll learn inspiring and practical ways of thinking that can improve your relationships and help you develop greater patience, empathy and compassion in your daily life. Through continued practice, you can gradually abandon the state of being ordinary and limited and become a pure person with unlimited ability to protect all living beings and lead them to a state of lasting happiness. Each class includes practical instruction, guided meditations, and time for questions.  No previous experience is necessary, and absolutely everyone is welcome!

Based on the famous Eight Verses of Training the Mind by the great Bodhisattva Langri Tangpa, this inspiring series of classes shows with extraordinary clarity how to transform all life's difficulties into valuable spiritual insights.

This class is held in person, and is also available by livestream for monthly members.


Registration on this page is for in-person attendance. Monthly members can join the class online through the Livestream Classes for Members page.

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Please note our Refund Policy before registering.

No one turned away for lack of funds. Please contact us to ask about financial accommodations.

Practical Wisdom for Modern People

Next topic, coming in July:

Practical Wisdom for Modern People

How can Buddha’s ancient wisdom help us in our fragmented and overscheduled contemporary lives? Learn practical and actionable strategies to improve the quality of your life regardless of the state of your to-do list.

Everyone is welcome - whether you’re brand new to meditation or an experienced practitioner. Each class includes clear and practical instructions, two guided meditations, plus an opportunity to ask questions.

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Kadampa teacher Glynis Kinnan

Kadampa teacher Glynis Kinnan


This month's classes will refer to the following book(s). It's not necessary to have your own copy, but some people like to follow along or read more after the class.

Click on a book to order a print or e-book copy from the publisher's website, or pick up a copy from the bookstore at our Oak Park or Wicker Park location.

The New Eight Steps to Happiness

The New Eight Steps to Happiness


KMCC Oak Park

13 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304, USA

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