Special Events 

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

Starting September 1, these special events will only be available in person.

• Death & Dying: A Buddhist Perspective

• Death & Dying: A Buddhist Perspective

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Wicker Park

Live with purpose. Find peace. Help your loved ones.

• International Fall Festival 2022

• International Fall Festival 2022

Friday, October 14, 2022

Kadampa Meditation Center New York

October 14 - 19 in upstate New York & online

• Work a Day for World Peace 2022

• Work a Day for World Peace 2022

Friday, October 14, 2022

Worldwide

Join people from all over the world who will dedicate a day's wages -- or whatever is a comfortable amount -- to help build a Kadampa Temple in every city of the world.

• Medicine for the Mind - meditation retreat

• Medicine for the Mind - meditation retreat

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Pleasant Home historic mansion, Oak Park

Experience for yourself the healing power of meditation. With special guest teacher, Buddhist nun Gen Norden

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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.