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: Visit https://zoom.us/j/727507599 (video + audio)

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

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

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October 2020

Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

October 17, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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December 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

December 5, 2020 @ 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)

December 12, 2020 @ 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…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

December 19, 2020 @ 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)

December 26, 2020 @ 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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January 2021

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

January 2, 2021 @ 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)

January 9, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

January 16, 2021 @ 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)

January 23, 2021 @ 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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Special Event: Sangha Meeting & Tea (online)

January 30, 2021 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
CBMG Sangha Meeting

It’s the 5th Saturday — our special event week! On January 30th, after meditation, we will hold a Sangha Meeting to kick off 2021! CBMG board members will report on our 2020 program activities, operation, and finance. We will then open the floor to hear your feedback and suggestions for future programs, schedules and other aspects of this group. Your inputs are crucial as this community would not exist without your participation. Please join us. Long-time members, new members, and…

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February 2021

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

February 6, 2021 @ 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…

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

February 13, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

February 20, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

February 27, 2021 @ 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…

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March 2021

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

March 6, 2021 @ 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)

March 13, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

March 20, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

March 27, 2021 @ 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…

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April 2021

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

April 3, 2021 @ 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)

April 10, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

April 17, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

April 24, 2021 @ 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…

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May 2021

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

May 1, 2021 @ 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)

May 8, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

May 15, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

May 22, 2021 @ 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…

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David Listen, Guest Chan Teacher

Meditation + Live Talk + Q&A : Online with Guest Teacher DAVID LISTEN

May 29, 2021 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599

On Saturday May 29th, Chan (Zen) Buddhist Teacher, David Listen, will be joining us live, leading meditation and giving a talk titled: "The Core Principles of Buddhadharma: How They Guide Our Life Practice"In this talk, David will expound on not just the basic theory of Buddhist teachings, but also their practical applications and relationship to our life.David was formerly a monk and one of the few Western monastic disciples of the late Master Sheng Yen, founder of the Dharma Drum…

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June 2021

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

June 5, 2021 @ 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 12, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation + Tea + Sangha Meeting (online)

June 19, 2021 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
CBMG Sangha Meeting

On June 19th, after meditation, we will hold a Sangha Meeting to collect your inputs on the best way for our meditation group to transition back to in-person meetings. As the city of Chicago re-opens, CBMG is planning our return to the Kiku Matsu Dojo. It is our hope to continue offering the option for those who cannot join us in-person to still join us via Zoom. We would like to hear your concerns and ideas on the best way…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

June 26, 2021 @ 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…

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July 2021

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

July 3, 2021 @ 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 10, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

July 17, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

July 24, 2021 @ 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…

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Movie Dharma: “Saving Mes Aynak” (online)

July 31, 2021 @ 3:45 am - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599

On July 31st, we will do a short sitting, and then watch "Saving Mes Aynak" together. Saving Mes Aynak follows Afghan archaeologist Qadir Temori as he races against time, a Chinese mining company, the Taliban, and local politics to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site in Afghanistan from imminent demolition.

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August 2021

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

August 7, 2021 @ 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 14, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

August 21, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

August 28, 2021 @ 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…

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September 2021

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

September 4, 2021 @ 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 11, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

September 18, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

September 25, 2021 @ 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…

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October 2021

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

October 2, 2021 @ 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 9, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

October 16, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

October 23, 2021 @ 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…

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Watch & Learn: “7 Wonders of the Buddhist World” (online)

October 30, 2021 @ 3:45 am - 6:00 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599

On October 30th, we will do a short sitting, and then watch a documentary TV special: “Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World” together. This program takes us across the globe to visit seven of the most famous ancient and modern Buddhist locations, including Bodh Gaya, the Temple of The Tooth, Angkor Wat, and more. at each site, local practitioners will discuss core Buddhist concepts, providing insights into the long and rich history of Buddhism.

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November 2021

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

November 6, 2021 @ 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)

November 13, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

November 20, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (online)

November 27, 2021 @ 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…

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December 2021

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

December 4, 2021 @ 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)

December 11, 2021 @ 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…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

December 18, 2021 @ 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…

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January 2022

New Year Mini-Retreat: Loving Kindness Meditation (online)

January 2 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group in Chicago

  To welcome 2022, on this 1st Sunday of the new year, we are offering a Metta (Loving-Kindness) Meditation mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:50 PM: Guided Metta / Loving-Kindness Meditation 4:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may continue sitting if you wish) ~4:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~5:05 PM: Self-Massage ~5:30 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the…

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

January 9 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation & Dharma Learning

  On the 2nd Sunday of each month, we read / watch / listen to a teacher's Dharma teachings following meditation, with this schedule: - 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~5:30 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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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

January 16 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Sunday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:20 PM: Dharma Story ~5:30 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)

January 23 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Sunday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:50 PM: Sitting Meditation 4:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may continue sitting if you wish) ~4:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~5:05 PM: Self-Massage ~5:30 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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Special Event: Sangha Meeting & Tea (online)

January 30 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
CBMG Sangha Meeting

It’s the 5th Sunday — our special event week! On January 30th, after meditation, we will hold a Sangha Meeting to kick off 2022! CBMG board members will report on our 2021 program activities, operation, and finance. We will then open the floor to hear your feedback and suggestions for future programs, schedules and other aspects of this group. Your inputs are crucial as this community would not exist without your participation. Please join us. Long-time members, new members, and…

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February 2022

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

February 6 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

  On the 1st Sunday of each month, we do some Dharma Sharing where members take turn to present a Dharma topic and lead a discussion, with this schedule: . 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~5:30 PM: Adjourn . You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video…

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

February 13 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation & Dharma Learning

  On the 2nd Sunday of each month, we read / watch / listen to a teacher's Dharma teachings following meditation, with this schedule: - 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~5:30 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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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

February 20 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Sunday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:20 PM: Dharma Story ~5:30 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)

February 27 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Sunday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:50 PM: Sitting Meditation 4:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may continue sitting if you wish) ~4:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~5:05 PM: Self-Massage ~5:30 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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March 2022

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

March 6 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CST
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

  On the 1st Sunday of each month, we do some Dharma Sharing where members take turn to present a Dharma topic and lead a discussion, with this schedule: . 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~5:30 PM: Adjourn . You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video…

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

March 13 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation & Dharma Learning

  On the 2nd Sunday of each month, we read / watch / listen to a teacher's Dharma teachings following meditation, with this schedule: - 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~5:30 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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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

March 20 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Sunday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:20 PM: Dharma Story ~5:30 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)

March 27 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Sunday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:50 PM: Sitting Meditation 4:20 PM: Walking Meditation (you may continue sitting if you wish) ~4:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~5:05 PM: Self-Massage ~5:30 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 2022

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

April 3 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

  On the 1st Sunday of each month, we do some Dharma Sharing where members take turn to present a Dharma topic and lead a discussion, with this schedule: . 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~5:30 PM: Adjourn . You may join any or all segments of the evening. Check that your internet and audio/video…

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

April 10 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
ONLINE, via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/727507599
Meditation & Dharma Learning

  On the 2nd Sunday of each month, we read / watch / listen to a teacher's Dharma teachings following meditation, with this schedule: - 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~5:30 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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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

April 17 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Sunday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:20 PM: Dharma Story ~5:30 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)

April 24 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Sunday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:50 PM: Sitting Meditation 4:25 PM: Walking Meditation ~4:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~5:10 PM: Self-Massage ~5:30 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 as quiet a…

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May 2022

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online only)

May 1 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

  On May 1st, 2022, Trina will be guiding us in Insight Meditation (Vipassanā) before discussing The Four Foundations of Mindfulness, with this schedule: . 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Vipassanā Meditation - guided by Trina ~4:15 PM: Lovingkindness Metta Chant ~4:20 PM: Introduction ~4:25 PM: Dharma Sharing on "The 4 Ways to Develop Mindfulness? What the Buddha Taught" by Trina ~5:00 PM: Questions & Sharing ~5:30 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments…

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

May 8 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation & Dharma Learning

  On the 2nd Sunday of each month, we read / watch / listen to a teacher's Dharma teachings following meditation, with this schedule: - 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~5:30 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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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

May 15 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Sunday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:20 PM: Dharma Story ~5:30 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)

May 22 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Sunday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:50 PM: Sitting Meditation 4:25 PM: Walking Meditation ~4:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~5:10 PM: Self-Massage ~5:30 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 as quiet a…

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June 2022

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

June 5 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

  On the 1st Sunday of each month, we do some Dharma Sharing where members take turn to present a Dharma topic and lead a discussion, with this schedule: . 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation – to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~5:30 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening.   Check that your internet and audio/video…

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

June 12 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation & Dharma Learning

  On the 2nd Sunday of each month, we read / watch / listen to a teacher's Dharma teachings following meditation, with this schedule: - 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~5:30 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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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

June 19 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Sunday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:20 PM: Dharma Story ~5:30 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-only)

June 26 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Sunday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:50 PM: Sitting Meditation 4:25 PM: Walking Meditation ~4:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~5:10 PM: Self-Massage ~5:30 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 as quiet a…

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July 2022

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online-only)

July 3 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

  On the 1st Sunday of each month, we do some Dharma Sharing where members take turn to present a Dharma topic and lead a discussion, with this schedule: . 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation – to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~5:30 PM: Adjourn You may join any or all segments of the evening.   Check that your internet and audio/video…

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

July 10 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation & Dharma Learning

  On the 2nd Sunday of each month, we read / watch / listen to a teacher's Dharma teachings following meditation, with this schedule: - 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~5:30 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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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (online)

July 17 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Sunday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:20 PM: Dharma Story ~5:30 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 24 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Sunday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Online session open for dial-in 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:50 PM: Sitting Meditation 4:25 PM: Walking Meditation ~4:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~5:10 PM: Self-Massage ~5:30 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 as quiet a…

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Buddhist Arts - the Eight Great Events

Meditation + Guest Speaker : Online with TOD NIELSEN on Buddhist Arts (part 1 of 2)

July 31 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Online via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 833 8375 4044 Passcode: CBMGsunday

On Sunday July 31st, Mr. Tod Nielsen will join us live, to present the first part of a Special Two-Part Guest Speaker Series:
“BUDDHIST ARTS: THE EIGHT GREAT EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF THE BUDDHA"
Mr. Nielsen is a member of the Blue Lotus Buddhist Temple & Meditation Center and has studied thangka painting under Tsherin Sherpa. He will walk us through the Eight Great Events in the Life of the Buddha, and how they are depicted in Buddhist arts from a range of cultures, styles, and mediums.

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August 2022

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (in-person & online)

August 7 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo (Vaccination Required), 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
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Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

  On the 1st Sunday of each month, we do some Dharma Sharing where members take turn to present a Dharma topic and lead a discussion, with this schedule: . 3:15 PM: Door opens / Zoom link opens 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation – to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~5:30 PM: Adjourn   You may join any or all segments of the evening. If you are joining us…

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Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning (in-person & online)

August 14 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo (Vaccination Required), 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
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Meditation & Dharma Learning

  On the 2nd Sunday of each month, we read / watch / listen to a teacher's Dharma teachings following meditation, with this schedule: - 3:15 PM: Door opens / Zoom link opens 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~5:30 PM: Adjourn   You may join any or all segments of the evening. If you are joining us in-person and arrive late, please…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (in-person & online)

August 21 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo (Vaccination Required), 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
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Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Sunday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Door opens / Zoom link opens 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:20 PM: Dharma Story ~5:30 PM: Adjourn   You may join any or all segments of the evening. If you are joining us in-person…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (in-person & online)

August 28 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo (Vaccination Required), 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Sunday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Door opens / Zoom link opens 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:50 PM: Sitting Meditation 4:25 PM: Walking Meditation ~4:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~5:10 PM: Self-Massage ~5:30 PM: Adjourn   You may join any or all segments of the evening. If you are joining us in-person and arrive late, please gently knock on the door and…

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September 2022

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (in-person & online)

September 4 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo (Vaccination Required), 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
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Meditation group at Dharma Sharing session

  On the 1st Sunday of each month, we do some Dharma Sharing where members take turn to present a Dharma topic and lead a discussion, with this schedule: . 3:15 PM: Door opens / Zoom link opens 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation – to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Dharma Sharing & discussion ~5:30 PM: Adjourn   You may join any or all segments of the evening. If you are joining us…

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Meditation + “Teachers’ Corner” Dharma Learning (in-person & online)

September 11 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo (Vaccination Required), 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
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Meditation & Dharma Learning

  On the 2nd Sunday of each month, we read / watch / listen to a teacher's Dharma teachings following meditation, with this schedule: - 3:15 PM: Door opens / Zoom link opens 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: "Teacher's Corner" Dharma Learning ~5:30 PM: Adjourn   You may join any or all segments of the evening. If you are joining us in-person and arrive late, please…

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Meditation + Dharma Story + Tea (in-person & online)

September 18 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo (Vaccination Required), 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
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Meditation group at Dharma Story & Snack week

 On the 3rd Sunday of each month, members take turn to tell a Dharma/Buddhist story and we chat about it informally with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Door opens / Zoom link opens 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:40 PM: Sitting Meditation ~4:15 PM: Make a Cup of Tea! ~4:20 PM: Dharma Story ~5:30 PM: Adjourn   You may join any or all segments of the evening. If you are joining us in-person…

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Meditation Mini-Retreat (in-person & online)

September 25 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo (Vaccination Required), 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
Meditation group in Chicago

 On the 4th Sunday of each month, we do a mini-retreat with this schedule: 3:15 PM: Door opens / Zoom link opens 3:30 PM: Slow Moving Meditation - to help settle our body & mind 3:50 PM: Sitting Meditation 4:25 PM: Walking Meditation ~4:45 PM: Sitting Meditation ~5:10 PM: Self-Massage ~5:30 PM: Adjourn   You may join any or all segments of the evening. If you are joining us in-person and arrive late, please gently knock on the door and…

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