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Wicker Park & Online

• Quiet Your Mind: Silent Meditation Retreat

Imagine living with far less stress, distraction and mental busyness! In this afternoon meditation retreat, train your mind with practical meditations so that you can become a more relaxed, focused, and positive person in everyday life.

• Quiet Your Mind: Silent Meditation Retreat
• Quiet Your Mind: Silent Meditation Retreat

Time & Location

Aug 27, 2022, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT

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

Details

Imagine living with far less stress, distraction and mental busyness ... as well as the many daily problems these negative states of mind create!  In short: you can, simply by retraining your mind. In this afternoon silent retreat, we will practice meditations to combat stress and overthinking so that you can become a more relaxed, focused, and positive person in everyday life.

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 encourage silence during the two brief breaks to promote greater mental peace and introspection. Following the retreat we will offer light refreshments, and you are invited to stay to socialize and relax if you wish.

No previous experience needed -- perfect for both beginners and seasoned meditators; absolutely everyone is welcome to attend.

AVAILABILITY

✔️ In person in Oak Park

✔️ Live online

✔️️️ Recorded and available for 72 hours

SCHEDULE

Saturday, August 27, 2022

2:00 - 3:00pm: Session 1

3:20 - 4:00pm: Session 2

4:20 - 5:00pm: Session 3

Light refreshments and social time will follow the retreat

TEACHER

Gen Kelsang Zamling, Resident Teacher

BOOKS & MATERIALS

This event will refer to the following book(s). It's not necessary to have your own copy, but if you're interested 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.

COST

$25 in advance

$30 at the door

Refund policy

No one turned away for lack of funds. Contact us to request financial accommodations. $35 for 30 days: free, discount is automatically applied. Other members: see the member benefits section for codes needed to receive any discounts (FP & Supporting Members: half price; Benefactors and Patrons: free).

Register

  • In-Person - Wicker Park

    $25.00
  • Online - live or recorded

    $25.00

Total

$0.00

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