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Sat, Aug 26


Wicker Park

Freedom from Craving & Addiction

Do you struggle with unwanted craving, attachment, or addiction? Find hope and freedom in this practical workshop with meditation, led by Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Zamling.

Freedom from Craving & Addiction
Freedom from Craving & Addiction

Time & Location

Aug 26, 2023, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Wicker Park, 2010 W Pierce Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA


Everyone struggles with unwanted craving and desire, but there is hope! Whether you struggle with food, drugs, social media, relationships or any form of addictive behavior, this practical workshop is designed to help us gradually gain freedom from the pervasive and painful mental habits of craving, attachment, and addiction.

Each session will include practical instruction, guided meditation, and time for discussion. No previous experience is necessary, and absolutely everyone is welcome!


2:00 - 3:15pm: Meditation and Teaching

3:15 - 3:45pm: break

3:45 - 5:00pm: Meditation and Teaching

Informal Q&A with light refreshments will follow the retreat (optional)


Gen Kelsang Zamling, Resident Teacher


This workshop will make use of the following book(s). It's not necessary to have your own copy, but some people like to follow along or read more afterward. You can click any title below to learn more about it or to order a printed, e-book, or audio copy from Tharpa Publications. You can also purchase copies in person at our Oak Park and Wicker Park locations.



No one turned away for lack of funds. Contact us to request financial accommodations. 

Member discounts: $35 for 30 days: free, discount is automatically applied. FP, TTP, & Supporting Members: half price (with discount code); Benefactors and Patrons: free (with discount code).

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