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Meditation Retreats & Special Events

We offer a variety of workshops, public talks, retreats and social events throughout the year. All are held in person, and many are also available by livestream for monthly members.

Walk for World Peace

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Walk for World Peace

June 23

Humboldt Park Fieldhouse

Join us for a day of fun and fundraising for world peace! All funds raised will support KMC Chicago's efforts to help people in Chicagoland develop peaceful minds.

Happy Half-Hour (Wicker Park)

Happy Half-Hour (Wicker Park)

Monday, June 3, 2024

Wicker Park

Join us on the first Monday of every month in Wicker Park, between the two classes. Enjoy vegetarian hors d'oeuvres, non-alcoholic drinks, and an opportunity to connect with like minded people. Food and drinks are on us!​

Celebrating Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

Celebrating Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Wicker Park

Every day we remember the extraordinary kindness of Venerable Geshe-la, our Root Guru and Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition. But on the auspicious day of June 4, at Kadampa centers around the world, we offer our faith through prayer and mantra recitation.

Happy Half-Hour (Oak Park)

Happy Half-Hour (Oak Park)

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Oak Park

Join us on the first Wednesday of every month in Oak Park, before the drop-in class. Enjoy vegetarian hors d'oeuvres, non-alcoholic drinks, and an opportunity to connect with like minded people. Food and drinks are on us!​

Liberation from Sorrow: 24 Hour Tara Chanting

Liberation from Sorrow: 24 Hour Tara Chanting

Saturday, June 8, 2024

Oak Park

This retreat is a powerful method to overcome obstacles in your life, let go of fear and inner negativities, give your mind strength and inspiration, and help you create future good fortune and happiness for yourself and others.

The Wheel of Life: Modern Buddhism Retreat

The Wheel of Life: Modern Buddhism Retreat

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Wicker Park

Learn about, and meditate on, the famous Buddhist diagram of the Wheel of Life. It reveals insights into why you experience the sufferings and problems that you do, and how you can permanently break free from these to enjoy a life of great meaning, wisdom, and happiness.

Looking for something else?

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

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