Special Events & Classes


For more Special Events, see our Sangha Calendar

RENEW & RECONNECT: QIGONG & MEDITATION RETREAT
Saturday May 11, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

 

 

Some 150 Buddhist monks and believers in white costumes wipe and sweep the 15-meter-tall Great Buddha statue which was built in 752 AD, at Todaiji Temple in Nara, western Japan. Monks and volunteers cleaned a year's worth of grime from the Great Buddha for the annual sprucing up as the rirual cleaning. (Jiji Press/Getty Images)ANNUAL SPRING CLEANING
Saturday May 18, 2019, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come for part of the the day or the whole time. No registration is needed, any and all help is welcome.

 

A CROSS-ZEN DIALOGUE
Friday June 28, 2019, 6:45 pm – 9:40 pm

Three prominent teachers from different Chan/Zen traditions, including our head teacher, Taigen Dan Leighton, will share their lineages’ teachings, and have a dialogue with each other and with you.

Sponsored by Shambhala Meditation Center of Chicago.  More info…