Welcome to Chicago Buddhist Meditation Group!

We are a Chicago meditation meetup group organized by lay practitioners. We meet weekly to support each other in our meditation practice and to study Buddhist teachings from diverse traditions. We welcome anyone – beginners and seasoned practitioners alike – who is interested in meditation or in learning more about Buddhism to join us. Sign up for our newsletter or just come and sit with us!

Chicago Buddhist Meditation Group is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Upcoming Meditation Meetups

Meditation Mini-Retreat

On the 4th Saturday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:20 PM: Sitting Meditation 4:50 PM: Walking Meditation (you may continue sitting if you wish) 5:10 PM: Sitting […]

Find out more »
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
+ Google Map

Meditation + Dharma Sharing

On the 1st Saturday of each month, we do some Dharma Sharing where members take turn to present a Dharma topic and lead a discussion, with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided if needed 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation […]

Find out more »
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
+ Google Map

Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning

On the 2nd Saturday of each month, we read / watch / listen to a teacher's Dharma teachings following meditation, with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided if needed 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma […]

Find out more »
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
+ Google Map

Meditation + Dharma Story + Snacks

On the 3rd Saturday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally over vegan snacks with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided if needed 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 […]

Find out more »
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
+ Google Map

Meditation Mini-Retreat

On the 4th Saturday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:20 PM: Sitting Meditation 4:50 PM: Walking Meditation (you may continue sitting if you wish) 5:10 PM: Sitting […]

Find out more »
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
+ Google Map

more upcoming meetups »

 

Dharma Learning — Latest Topics

more dharma learning »