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Sat, Apr 27

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Wicker Park

Overcoming Anxiety & Worry: Silent Retreat

Learn practical meditation techniques and positive ways of thinking to control your mind, rather than being overwhelmed and controlled by the experience of anxiety and worry.

Overcoming Anxiety & Worry: Silent Retreat
Overcoming Anxiety & Worry: Silent Retreat

Time & Location

Apr 27, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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

Details

Meditation is a powerful scientific method to dissolve away anxiety and worry, and develop a calm, positive and strong mind. Come learn practical meditation techniques and positive ways of thinking to control your mind, rather than being overwhelmed and controlled by the experience of anxiety and worry.

During each session, Buddhist monk Gen Zamling will provide practical instruction and guide meditations you can practice anytime. You are welcome to ask any questions during the sessions. We will observe silence during our brief breaks to enhance our meditative experience. Join us at the end for an informal Q&A and light refreshments. Suitable for both beginners and seasoned practitioners, each session will include practical instruction and guided meditation.

SCHEDULE

2:00 - 3:00pm: Teaching & Guided Meditation 1

3:20 - 4:00pm: Teaching & Guided Meditation 2

4:20 - 5:00pm: Teaching & Guided Meditation 3

5pm: Informal Q&A with light refreshments (optional)

TEACHER

Gen Kelsang Zamling, the Resident Teacher (main teacher) at KMC Chicago, has over 20 years of experience teaching and practicing meditation. Adept at guiding both new and experienced practitioners, he’s known for his practical approach, warmth, and clarity. He is also an immaculate example of someone who has taken Buddha’s teachings to heart.

BOOKS & MATERIALS

This event will be based on 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 above to learn more about it or to order a printed, e-book, or audio copy (select books only) from Tharpa Publications. You can also purchase copies in person at our Oak Park and Wicker Park locations.

COST

$30

Discounts for members (Half-Day Retreat): 50% off for Standard Members; free for Plus Members and Benefactor Members.

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

Refund policy

LIVESTREAMING

This in-person event is also available by livestream for monthly members. To attend by livestream, monthly members should register through the Livestreaming for Members page. Not a member? Learn more about our membership options here.

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