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Meditations for a Happy Life

Morning Mini-Retreat
Saturday, May 25, 10am - 12:30pm in Oak Park

Overcome stress and unwind from the week with guided meditation in a friendly, inspiring environment. Suitable for all levels, including first-timers. Full info ...


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Weekend Getaway Meditation Retreat: Abiding in Clarity

Away Retreat
Friday, May 31 - Sunday, June 2 near Racine, WI

Enjoy a weekend away from your normal routine on the beautiful, tranquil shores of Lake Michigan. Ideal for complete beginners as well as advanced students. Full info ...


Featured Weekly Meditation Classes


Meditation for Kids and Families

Sunday mornings in Oak Park

These classes for children and their families offer an introduction to Buddha’s teachings, emphasizing the value of kindness and cultivating a good heart. Full info...


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How to Become Enlightened

Sunday Mornings in May, in Oak Park & Wicker Park

Explore the very essence of Modern Buddhism -- a very clear, practical, and step-by-step series of meditations that eventually lead to our full spiritual development, enlightenment. Full info...


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Connecting to Your Enlightenment

Thursday evenings in May, in Wicker Park & Oak Park

Unlock the potential of your mind through this inspiring, thought-provoking series of classes. Full info...


More Weekly Meditation Classes

See our full schedule of weekly drop-in meditation classes in Chicago and Oak Park. These classes are suitable for all levels of interest and experience, from simple guided meditations through to in-depth Buddhist studies. Everyone is welcome to attend any time. Full info...


In-Depth Study

We offer three special programs for the systematic study and practice of meditation and Modern Buddhism. These programs are especially suited to the modern world. Learn more ...

About Us

The teachings given at our classes are grounded in the ancient wisdom of Buddha. They have been practiced by meditators for generations. We present these teachings in a format that is especially suited to the people of the modern world. Learn more ...