Special Events

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

• Learning to Love Difficult People

Online Workshop

• Learning to Love Difficult People

Buddhist philosophy and meditation offer clear methods for improving our relationships with others simply by changing the way we view them.

• Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony

Online Ceremony

• Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony

During this Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony we make the strong determination to become a Bodhisattva—someone who strives toward enlightenment motivated by compassion for all living beings—and engage in all the actions of a Bodhisattva.

• Medicine Buddha Retreat: Healing through Wisdom

Online In-Depth Retreat

• Medicine Buddha Retreat: Healing through Wisdom

"Pure Appearance & Emptiness"
Based upon the teachings and meditations from the NKT Fall Festival on the profound healing practice of Medicine Buddha.

• New Year's Eve Celebration

Live-stream & 72 hours after

• New Year's Eve Celebration

Ring in the New Year with genuine inspiration and purpose. Two special live-stream events that are open to absolutely everyone. No previous experience is necessary.

• Forget Willpower, Try Wisdom

Online Workshop

• Forget Willpower, Try Wisdom

Did you stop making resolutions years ago? Is your willpower on its last legs? Stop the struggle with the help of practical and effective wisdom insights from the Buddhist tradition.

• Learn to Meditate

Online Workshop

• Learn to Meditate

Designed especially for beginners. Learn meditation and the Buddhist approach to training the mind. By applying these methods in your everyday life, you can enjoy greater happiness and sense of purpose, and harmony in your relationships.

Happening Right Now

No Special Events in progress right now.

• Midwest Dharma Celebration 2020

• Midwest Dharma Celebration 2020

Questions? Contact Us!

Kadampa Meditation Center Chicago

312-767-1898 (voice or text)

in Oak Park: 13 Harrison Street, Oak Park, IL 60304

in Wicker Park: 2010 West Pierce Street, Chicago, IL 60622

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