COVID-19 Response:
In order to continue to exercise cautions and to ensure the safety of all our members, we are extending our online group practice until further notice.
We remain hopeful that we will be meeting in-person again before long. Sign-up to receive our weekly newsletter to get the latest updates. 

How to join us online:
via Zoom: Starting at 3:45 PM on each Saturday, visit https://zoom.us/j/727507599 (video + audio)

by Phone: 312-626-6799 / Meeting ID: 727507599# (audio only)

Practice begins at 4 PM as usual. If Zoom is new to you, watch this video on how to join a Zoom meeting

May all beings be safe, healthy, and at peace.

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February 2019

Meditation + Dharma Discussion

February 9, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat

February 16, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 3rd Saturdays of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:50 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:50 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may choose to continue sitting if you wish) ~7:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~8:05 PM: Self-Massage ~8:15 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation, Open Q&A & Snack Social

February 23, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 4th Saturday of each month, we have meditation, open Q&A and snack social. During casual Q&A, the floor is open for anyone to ask questions or share what they think would be helpful to others, related to meditation, daily practice, Dharma, Buddhism, etc. An opportunity for us to support each other in this Sangha (practice community). Meant to be a relaxed session, we will also get to know each other a bit more over some tasty vegan/vegetarian snacks!…

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March 2019

Meditation + Dharma Discussion

March 2, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation + Dharma Discussion

March 9, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat

March 16, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 3rd Saturdays of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:50 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:50 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may choose to continue sitting if you wish) ~7:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~8:05 PM: Self-Massage ~8:15 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation, Open Q&A & Snack Social

March 23, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 4th Saturday of each month, we have meditation, open Q&A and snack social. During casual Q&A, the floor is open for anyone to ask questions or share what they think would be helpful to others, related to meditation, daily practice, Dharma, Buddhism, etc. An opportunity for us to support each other in this Sangha (practice community). Meant to be a relaxed session, we will also get to know each other a bit more over some tasty vegan/vegetarian snacks!…

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Movie Night: “The Oxford Murders” (w/ Dharma discussion)

March 30, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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We will do a very short sitting tonight, and then order food and watch the movie: "The Oxford Murders" followed by a brief Dharma discussion as related to the movie. About the movie: A 2008 movie starring Elijah Wood and John Hurt. Synopsis: At Oxford University, a prestigious professor of logic and a young graduate student work together to try to stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols. As they try to crack the code, an…

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April 2019

Meditation + Dharma Learning: “The Ten Paramitas: Generosity Part 1”

April 6, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Please join us tonight, Saturday April 6th, for meditation followed by Dharma Learning on the "Ten Paramitas."  We will study the First Paramita: Dāna (Generosity, Giving) this week. We will watch excerpts of a 2015 video lecture on the topic of Dāna, given by then Sāmaṇera Jayantha (now Bhikkhu Jayasāra).  We will learn what Buddha said are our various motivations for Giving, why Giving is the first of all the Paramitas in both Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism, and how to manage expectations…

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Meditation + Dharma Learning: “The Ten Paramitas: Generosity Part 2”

April 13, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Please join us tonight, Saturday April 13th, for meditation followed by Dharma Learning on the "Ten Paramitas." This week, we will continue to study the First Paramita: Dāna (Generosity, Giving). We will read articles on not just Giving, but also the power & practice of Receiving. What is the intimate inter-relationship between Giving and Receiving? Why is Receiving also a form of generosity? What mindset should we have as we Receive? And, ultimately, why is there really no separate giver,…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat

April 20, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 3rd Saturdays of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:50 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:50 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may choose to continue sitting if you wish) ~7:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~8:05 PM: Self-Massage ~8:15 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation, Open Q&A & Snack Social

April 27, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 4th Saturday of each month, we have meditation, open Q&A and snack social. During casual Q&A, the floor is open for anyone to ask questions or share what they think would be helpful to others, related to meditation, daily practice, Dharma, Buddhism, etc. An opportunity for us to support each other in this Sangha (practice community). Meant to be a relaxed session, we will also get to know each other a bit more over some tasty vegan/vegetarian snacks!…

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May 2019

Meditation + Dharma Discussion: “Ten Paramitas: Sila (Morality/Ethical Conduct)”

May 4, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Today we will study the second of the Ten Paramitas of Mahayana Buddism: "Sila" (morality / ethical conduct). ---------------------------------------------On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You…

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Special Guest Teacher on: “Ten Paramitas: Ksanti (Patience)”

May 11, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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Rev. Eishin Nancy Easton of Ancient Dragon Zen Gate will join us in-person today, Sat. May 11th, during our regular group session, and give a Dharma talk on the Kṣānti Paramita (Perfection of Patience / Forbearance).  Please join us! Remote participation is also available - please email belinda.dharma@gmail.com if you are interested in joining this Dharma talk and discussion from afar. Rev. Eishin Nancy Easton is currently the Assistant Dharma Teacher at Ancient Dragon Zen Gate (ADZG), a Soto Zen…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat

May 18, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 3rd Saturdays of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:50 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:50 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may choose to continue sitting if you wish) ~7:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~8:05 PM: Self-Massage ~8:15 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation, Open Q&A & Snack Social

May 25, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 4th Saturday of each month, we have meditation, open Q&A and snack social. During casual Q&A, the floor is open for anyone to ask questions or share what they think would be helpful to others, related to meditation, daily practice, Dharma, Buddhism, etc. An opportunity for us to support each other in this Sangha (practice community). Meant to be a relaxed session, we will also get to know each other a bit more over some tasty vegan/vegetarian snacks!…

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June 2019

Meditation + Dharma Discussion

June 1, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation + Dharma Discussion

June 8, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat

June 15, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 3rd Saturdays of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:50 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:50 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may choose to continue sitting if you wish) ~7:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~8:05 PM: Self-Massage ~8:15 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation, Open Q&A & Snack Social

June 22, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 4th Saturday of each month, we have meditation, open Q&A and snack social. During casual Q&A, the floor is open for anyone to ask questions or share what they think would be helpful to others, related to meditation, daily practice, Dharma, Buddhism, etc. An opportunity for us to support each other in this Sangha (practice community). Meant to be a relaxed session, we will also get to know each other a bit more over some tasty vegan/vegetarian snacks!…

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cross-zen dialogue

A Cross-Zen Dialogue
with 3 teachers from: Chan, Rinzai Zen & Soto Zen

June 28, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 9:40 pm CDT
Shambhala Meditation Center of Chicago, 37 N Carpenter
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
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Join us for an exciting special event that Chicago Buddhist Meditation Group is co-organizing, where we have invited three prominent teachers from different Chan/Zen traditions to share their lineages’ teachings, and to have a dialogue with each other and with you! REGISTER   on Eventbrite https://Cross-Zen.Eventbrite.com/ Friday June 28, 2019 6:45 PM to 7:15 PM: Check-in & Mingle, Light Vegan Snacks 7:15 PM to 9:15 PM: Cross-Zen Dialogue 9:15 PM to ~9:40 PM: More Mingling and Individual Q&A's Panelists: (in alphabetical order…

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Movie Night: “Peaceful Warrior”

June 29, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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We will do a short sitting tonight, and then watch the movie: "Peaceful Warrior" followed by a short Dharma discussion as related to the movie. Movie synopsis: A 2006 inspirational movie based on a true story. Dan Millman is a gifted young athlete bound for Olympic gold who will do anything to be the best. Driven by success, Dan has got it all: trophies, fast motorcycles, fast girls, and wild parties. But Dan's world is turned upside down when he…

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July 2019

Meditation + Dharma Discussion

July 6, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation + Dharma Discussion

July 13, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat

July 20, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 3rd Saturdays of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:50 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:50 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may choose to continue sitting if you wish) ~7:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~8:05 PM: Self-Massage ~8:15 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation, Open Q&A & Snack Social

July 27, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 4th Saturday of each month, we have meditation, open Q&A and snack social. During casual Q&A, the floor is open for anyone to ask questions or share what they think would be helpful to others, related to meditation, daily practice, Dharma, Buddhism, etc. An opportunity for us to support each other in this Sangha (practice community). Meant to be a relaxed session, we will also get to know each other a bit more over some tasty vegan/vegetarian snacks!…

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August 2019

Meditation + Dharma Discussion

August 3, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation + Dharma Discussion

August 10, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat

August 17, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 3rd Saturdays of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:50 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:50 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may choose to continue sitting if you wish) ~7:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~8:05 PM: Self-Massage ~8:15 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation, Open Q&A & Snack Social

August 24, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 4th Saturday of each month, we have meditation, open Q&A and snack social. During casual Q&A, the floor is open for anyone to ask questions or share what they think would be helpful to others, related to meditation, daily practice, Dharma, Buddhism, etc. An opportunity for us to support each other in this Sangha (practice community). Meant to be a relaxed session, we will also get to know each other a bit more over some tasty vegan/vegetarian snacks!…

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Movie Night: “Treeline: A Story Written in Rings”

August 31, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm CDT
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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It's 5th Saturday - which means it's movie night again! We will be watching a film about trees -- "Treeline: A Story Written in Rings" Because of this film's quiet beauty and calming power, we are going to watch it right after moving meditation and before sitting. Scroll down a bit to see schedule details. Quietly, patiently, trees endure. Treeline takes us to the enshrined cypress groves of Japan, the towering red cedars of British Columbia, and the ancient bristle…

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September 2019

Meditation + Dharma Discussion

September 7, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation + Dharma Discussion

September 14, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat

September 21, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 3rd Saturdays of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:50 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:50 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may choose to continue sitting if you wish) ~7:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~8:05 PM: Self-Massage ~8:15 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation, Open Q&A & Snack Social

September 28, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 4th Saturday of each month, we have meditation, open Q&A and snack social. During casual Q&A, the floor is open for anyone to ask questions or share what they think would be helpful to others, related to meditation, daily practice, Dharma, Buddhism, etc. An opportunity for us to support each other in this Sangha (practice community). Meant to be a relaxed session, we will also get to know each other a bit more over some tasty vegan/vegetarian snacks!…

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October 2019

Meditation + Dharma Discussion

October 5, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation + Dharma Discussion

October 12, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat

October 19, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 3rd Saturdays of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:50 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:50 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may choose to continue sitting if you wish) ~7:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~8:05 PM: Self-Massage ~8:15 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation, Open Q&A & Snack Social

October 26, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 4th Saturday of each month, we have meditation, open Q&A and snack social. During casual Q&A, the floor is open for anyone to ask questions or share what they think would be helpful to others, related to meditation, daily practice, Dharma, Buddhism, etc. An opportunity for us to support each other in this Sangha (practice community). Meant to be a relaxed session, we will also get to know each other a bit more over some tasty vegan/vegetarian snacks!…

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November 2019

Meditation + Dharma Discussion

November 2, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation + Dharma Discussion

November 9, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-6
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 1st and 2nd Saturdays of each month, we do some Dharma learning and discussion following meditation, with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No cost to attend. Donations welcome at-the-door…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat

November 16, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-6
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On the 3rd Saturdays of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:50 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:50 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may choose to continue sitting if you wish) ~7:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~8:05 PM: Self-Massage ~8:15 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation + Dharma Discussion – a Thanksgiving Special!

November 23, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-6
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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To ready ourselves for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, our meditation this week will be follow by a special Dharma discussion on Gratitude. Detail schedule is as follow: 6:15 PM: Door Opens* - meditation instructions provided if needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:40 PM : Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Dharma Learning & Discussion ~8:30 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat – a Thanksgiving Special!

November 30, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-6
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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On this extra November weekend after Thanksgiving, we will gather for a mini-retreat with this schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:50 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind ~6:50 PM: Sitting Meditation ~7:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may choose to continue sitting if you wish) ~7:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~8:05 PM: Self-Massage ~8:15 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners…

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December 2019

Meditation Mini Retreat: Loving Kindness (self) + Walking + Sitting

December 7, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-6
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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To wrap-up 2019 and prepare ourselves for a new year, we will focus our practice on Loving Kindness in December. For the 1st Saturday this month, we will gather for a mini-retreat that begins with a period of guided meditation to cultivate kindness towards ourselves, follow by walking and sitting meditation. Detail Schedule: 6:15 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:35 PM: Brief introduction to Loving Kindness Meditation 6:35 PM ~ 7:00 PM: Slow…

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Meditation Mini Retreat: Loving Kindness (others) + Walking + Sitting

December 14, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-6
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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To wrap-up 2019 and prepare ourselves for a new year, we will focus our practice on Loving Kindness in December. For the 2nd Saturday this month, we will gather for a mini-retreat that begins with a period of guided meditation to generate loving kindness for others, following by walking and sitting meditation. Detail schedule is as follow: 6:15 PM: Door Opens - meditation instructions provided as needed 6:30 PM ~ 6:35 PM: Brief introduction to Loving Kindness Meditation 6:35 PM…

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Meditation + Origami Cranes Folding

December 21, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm UTC-6
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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paper cranes for peace

We will wrap up the year with kindness in action! After meditation, we will fold origami paper cranes (Tsuru in Japanese), which are symbols of peace. Partnering with Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, this is an activity to support the efforts of Japanese-American Buddhists and American Buddhists to bear witness to the internment of migrant and refugee children and families and promote humane and fair treatment of migrants crossing at our southern border. The paper crane we make will be presented…

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Meditation + Origami Cranes Folding

December 28, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-6
The Philip Nearing School of Wing Chun, 1363 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642 United States
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paper cranes for peace

We will wrap up the year with kindness in action! After meditation, we will fold origami paper cranes (Tsuru in Japanese), which are symbols of peace. Partnering with Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, this is an activity to support the efforts of Japanese-American Buddhists and American Buddhists to bear witness to the internment of migrant and refugee children and families and promote humane and fair treatment of migrants crossing at our southern border. The paper crane we make will be presented…

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January 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing

January 4 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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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 ~4:45 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~5:45 PM: Work Practice - sweeping and clean-up ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of…

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Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning

January 11 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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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 Learning ~5:45 PM: Work Practice - sweeping and clean-up ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Snacks

January 18 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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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 PM: Dharma Story + Snacks (all vegan) ~5:45 PM: Work Practice - sweeping and clean-up ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments…

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February 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing

February 1 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Meditation & Dharma Learning

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 ~4:45 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~5:45 PM: Work Practice - sweeping and clean-up ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of…

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Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning

February 8 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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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 Learning ~5:45 PM: Work Practice - sweeping and clean-up ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Snacks

February 15 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

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 PM: Dharma Story + Snacks (all vegan) ~5:45 PM: Work Practice - sweeping and clean-up ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat

February 22 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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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 Meditation 5:35 PM: Self-Massage ~5:45 PM: Work Practice - sweeping and clean-up ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening.…

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March 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing

March 7 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Meditation & Dharma Learning

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 ~4:45 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~5:45 PM: Work Practice - sweeping and clean-up ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of…

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Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning

March 14 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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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 Learning ~5:45 PM: Work Practice - sweeping and clean-up ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may attend any or all segments of the evening. Beginners welcome. No…

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Meditation + Dharma Story (online)

March 21 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Practice together online!

On the 3rd Saturday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Dharma Story ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable and loose clothing Find…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

March 28 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Practice together online!

On the 4th Saturday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 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 Meditation ~5:35 PM: Self-Massage ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable…

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April 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

April 4 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Practice together online!

A "Dharma SHaring" meeting at our usual venue.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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that…

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Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning (online)

April 11 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Practice together online!

A "Teachers' Corner" Dharma learning session at our usual venue.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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

April 18 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Practice together online!

A "Story + Snack" meeting at our usual venue.On the 3rd Saturday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Dharma Story ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

April 25 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Practice together online!

Sitting meditation at our usual venue.On the 4th Saturday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 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 Meditation ~5:35 PM: Self-Massage ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video…

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May 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

May 2 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

image by Mollycules at buddhadoodles.comOn 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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~6:00 PM: Adjourn . You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your…

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Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning (online)

May 9 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation & Dharma Learning

image by Mollycules at buddhadoodles.comOn the 2nd Saturday of each month, we read / watch / listen to a teacher's Dharma teachings following meditation, with this schedule: - 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~6:00 PM: Adjourn - You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

May 16 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

image by Mollycules at buddhadoodles.comOn the 3rd Saturday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:50 PM: Dharma Story ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

May 23 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Saturday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 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 Meditation ~5:35 PM: Self-Massage ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable…

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Tulasi Rachel Ramirez

YOGA + MEDITATION : Online with Guest Teacher Tulasi (Rachel) Ramirez

May 30 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+0
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599

We have invited a seasoned and compassionate yoga teacher, Tulasi (Rachel) Ramirez to teach us about yoga as a spiritual practice, and its relationship with meditation. EVENT DESCRIPTION : Ashtanga (8-limbed) or Raja yoga is a journey from the gross to the subtle; from physical postures and guidelines for outer behaviors/inner attitudes to meditation, awareness and oneness. We will begin the class with a brief introduction to yoga followed by yoga asana (postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises) practices, ending with…

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June 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

June 6 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

 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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~6:00 PM: Adjourn . You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is…

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Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning (online)

June 13 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation & 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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~6:00 PM: Adjourn - You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable and…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

June 20 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Saturday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:50 PM: Dharma Story ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

June 27 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Saturday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 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 Meditation ~5:35 PM: Self-Massage ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable…

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July 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

July 4 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

 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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~6:00 PM: Adjourn . You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is…

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Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning (online)

July 11 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation & 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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~6:00 PM: Adjourn - You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable and…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

July 18 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Saturday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:50 PM: Dharma Story ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

July 25 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Saturday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 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 Meditation ~5:35 PM: Self-Massage ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable…

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August 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

August 1 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

 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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~6:00 PM: Adjourn . You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is…

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Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning (online)

August 8 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation & 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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~6:00 PM: Adjourn - You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable and…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

August 15 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Saturday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:50 PM: Dharma Story ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

August 22 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Saturday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 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 Meditation ~5:35 PM: Self-Massage ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable…

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Movie Dharma: “The Cup (Phörpa)” – online

August 29 @ 3:45 am - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
The Cup (1999 film)

It's the 5th Saturday -- our special event week! On August 29th, we will do a short sitting, and then watch the movie: "The Cup" together. ABOUT THE MOVIE: The Cup (ཕོར་པ། or Phörpa) is a 1999 Tibetan-language film shot in the Tibetan refugee village Bir in India (Himachal Pradesh). It is directed by Tibetan lama, Khyentse Norbu, a.k.a. Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche. The plot, inspired by real-life tales, involves a group of young, football(soccer)-crazed Tibetan refugee novice monks in…

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September 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

September 5 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

 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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~6:00 PM: Adjourn . You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is…

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Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning (online)

September 12 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation & 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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~6:00 PM: Adjourn - You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable and…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

September 19 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Saturday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:50 PM: Dharma Story ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

September 26 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Saturday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 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 Meditation ~5:35 PM: Self-Massage ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable…

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October 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

October 3 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

 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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~6:00 PM: Adjourn . You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is…

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Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning (online)

October 10 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation & 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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~6:00 PM: Adjourn - You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable and…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

October 17 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Saturday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:50 PM: Dharma Story ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

October 24 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Saturday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 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 Meditation ~5:35 PM: Self-Massage ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable…

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Halloween Special: Ghost Stories & Tea (online)

October 31 @ 3:45 am - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Ghost Stories by Ajahn Brahm

It's the 5th Saturday -- our special event week AND it is Halloween! On October 31st, after sitting meditation, we will make some tea and grab some snacks, and watch a couple of videos with Dharma teacher Ajahn Brahm telling "real ghost stories." We will also chat a bit about the Six Realms of Existence. And we welcome everyone to tell a ghost story too! Kids welcome. Join us!   EVENT SCHEDULE: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 4:00…

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November 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

November 7 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

 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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~6:00 PM: Adjourn . You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is…

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Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning (online)

November 14 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation & 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: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~6:00 PM: Adjourn - You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable and…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

November 21 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Saturday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 4:00 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 4:10 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:45 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:50 PM: Dharma Story ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

November 28 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Saturday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:45 PM: Online session open for dial-in 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 Meditation ~5:35 PM: Self-Massage ~6:00 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video is working beforehand Wear comfortable…

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