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Sat, Aug 17


Wicker Park

Relax & Be Happy: Silent Meditation Retreat

Take a break from the busyness of your life and spend an afternoon of meditation with an emphasis on relaxation.

Relax & Be Happy: Silent Meditation Retreat
Relax & Be Happy: Silent Meditation Retreat

Time & Location

Aug 17, 2024, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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


Need a break from the busyness and stress of day-to-day life? Come enjoy an afternoon of guided meditations to relax and unwind. Discover a lasting source of peace and happiness within yourself and learn how to access it. 

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. Everyone is welcome!


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)


Kadampa teacher Dave Murphy


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.



Discounts for members: 50% off for Standard Members; free for Plus Members and Benefactor Members. Please note: to receive the member discount, your membership must be active at the time the event will take place.

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

Refund policy


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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