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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November 2019

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, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Kiku Matsu Aikido Dojo, 4512 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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kiku matsu dojo

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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 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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Tulasi Rachel Ramirez

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

May 30, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 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)

June 27, 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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July 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

July 4, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 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)

July 25, 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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August 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

August 1, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 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)

August 22, 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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Movie Dharma: “The Cup (Phörpa)” – online

August 29, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 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)

September 26, 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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October 2020

Meditation + Dharma Sharing (online)

October 3, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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