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Meditation Retreats & Special Events

We offer a variety of workshops, public talks, retreats and social events throughout the year.

All special events are only available in person.

Becoming Fearless

Becoming Fearless

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Wicker Park

Learn how to quickly overcome your fears. Buddha's practical and profound teachings on wisdom offer a way to become sincerely confident, joyful, and fearless. With guest teacher Gen Dorje.

Supreme Joy of Emptiness

Supreme Joy of Emptiness

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Oak Park

Teachings and powerful guided meditations on the true nature (emptiness) of the self, which gradually lead to the supreme happiness of nirvana. With guest teacher Gen Dorje.

Relax & Be Happy: A Silent Meditation Retreat

Relax & Be Happy: A Silent Meditation Retreat

Saturday, December 9, 2023

Wicker Park

Feeling overwhelmed or stressed by the busyness of the holiday season? Need some inspiration and direction for the year ahead?

Malas & Mantras: Meditation & Workshop

Malas & Mantras: Meditation & Workshop

Saturday, December 16, 2023

Oak Park

Learn what mantra is and how to practice a powerful mantra meditation. Then make your own mala, or Buddhist prayer beads, which you can use while reciting mantras.

New Year's Eve Celebration 2023

New Year's Eve Celebration 2023

Monday, January 1, 2024

Oak Park

Ring in the New Year with genuine inspiration and spiritual community. Dinner, meditation, prayers of compassion, and social time.

Inner Strength & Resilience: New Year's Day Silent Meditation Retreat

Inner Strength & Resilience: New Year's Day Silent Meditation Retreat

Monday, January 1, 2024

Wicker Park

Start the new year off strong, with practical meditations that will enable you to keep a calm, strong, and happy mind.

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Simple meditations under the guidance of an experienced practitioner, in a supportive, welcoming environment. 

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We have a recurring schedule of drop-in classes every week. All include guided meditation and practical teaching. Most also include time for questions.

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