woman with rainbow-colored umbrella

Finding Peace in Uncertain Times

Saturday, June 22, 2pm - 4:30pm in Wicker Park

When our life is difficult and and the world seems so troubled, practicing meditation helps us transform the quality of our mind from negative to positive. Full info ...


happy kids arm-in-arm outdoors

Kadampa Kids Camp

Just for Kids
Saturday, June 29, 10am - 1pm in Oak Park

This special half-day camp is for kids ages 4 - 11. Through creative activities, listening, and meditation, kids will explore the importance of patience, kindness, and community. Full info ...


Featured Weekly Meditation Classes


Meditation for Kids and Families

Sunday mornings in Oak Park through June
Every 2nd Sunday in July & August

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...


woman meditating

Becoming a Confident Meditator

Sunday Mornings in June, in Oak Park & Wicker Park

Gain practical knowledge of how to become a confident, skillful meditator in this series of informative, inspiring classes. Full info...


person gazing into the limitless ocean

Discovering Limitless Possibility

Thursday evenings in June, in Wicker Park & Oak Park

Overcome limiting beliefs and become truly beneficial to others by unlocking your creativity, joy, and innate wisdom. Includes guided meditation, teaching, and time for questions. 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 ...




River North Blog

We’re excited to be coming to 375 West Erie Street later in 2019! Check out an overview of the project, and all the latest posts and insider updates, on our River North Blog.


What's it Like at a Meditation Retreat?