Soto Zen Buddhist Meditation in Chicago

Under the guidance of Dharma Teacher Taigen Dan Leighton, Ancient Dragon Zen Gate evolved from a small meditation group that began meeting once weekly in 2003 and now, we offer many meditation and Zen practice opportunities.

On Sunday mornings, we welcome brand new visitors to our temple for orientation and to learn meditation.

We are located at 1922 W. Irving Park Road in Chicago, Illinois. You are welcome to join us for weekly meditation.


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Qigong & Meditation Retreat

SATURDAY MARCH  23, 2019  
9:30 AM – 3:00  PM

This retreat is a combination of Qigong and Sitting & Walking Meditation. 

It will allow you to fully inhabit the body, still the mind and reconnect to your inner resources.








Upcoming Events

Wed 20

Hyde Park Zen Group @ Rockefeller Chapel

Wednesday March 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Thu 21
Sat 23

Renew & Reconnect Qigong & Meditation Retreat

Saturday March 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sun 24
Mon 25

Zen Meditation and Dharma talk by Brian Taylor

Monday March 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Latest Dharma Podcast Episodes

Book of Serenity Case 21: The One Not Busy and the Moon Mission

ADZG 697 ADZG Monday Night Dharma Talk by Rev. Taigen Dan Leighton

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