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Early morning Zazen 7 am, door opens 6:45 am, followed by optional short service with chanting.Find out more »
This group meets most* Wednesday afternoons in Rockefeller Chapel in the heart of the University of Chicago campus. *Please check our calendar regarding meetings as there are occasional cancellations due to the Academic Calendar of the University of Chicago and special events at Rockefeller Chapel.Find out more »
The Chicago Buddhist Peace Fellowship is a community of activist friends trying to engage more directly in social action and service for the benefit of all beings. BPF meetings are typically held at Ancient Dragon Zen Gate on the third Thursday of the month.Find out more »
In addition to our regular Beginner's Mind program, tonight, Chicago Buddhist Peace Fellowship meets separately in the kitchen at 7:45pm.
Beginning and experienced Zen practitioners meet for Zen meditation and exploration of the Beginner's Mind through reading and discussion of teachings by Shunryu Suzuki-roshi.
Sunday mornings begin with meditation instruction at 8:45 am * for people without prior Buddhist meditation experience or for those who wish to become familiar with our temple style of practice. The 9:30 am Zen meditation and 10:15 am Dharma talk are always open to the public even when there is a special meditation event. After the dharma and discussion, there is the option to participate in a brief period of temple cleaning (soji) followed by informal tea and socializing. ** Please note that there will be no meditation instruction, temple cleaning or tea on Sundays when we have special sittings. Consult the calendar for details.Find out more »