We will be celebrating Obon with a virtual special service on Zoom on Sunday August 16 at 10 am. Please join us for meditation and a Dharma talk. Click here to join.

Please attend our Introduction to Zen Meditation Sunday August 23rd at 2PM hosted on Zoom. Click here to join. Everyone is welcome to attend. A twenty dollar donation is suggested but not required.

The Zen Buddhist Temple of Chicago is offering virtual Soto Zen Meditation Services until the public health risk presented by COVID-19 has passed. Please join us on Zoom for the following weekly scheduled services. Meditation instruction will be provided at the begining of each service. Newcomers are always welcome!


 A collection of audio talks by our late abbot Kongo Langlois, Roshi is now available at Northwestern University Libraries



Since 1949, the Zen Buddhist Temple of Chicago has helped people work to realize their inherent wisdom and compassion through Zen meditation and Dharma teachings.  We rely exclusively on your generosity to continue.  If your circumstances permit, please donate.  We have also recently enrolled in a program with Amazon wherein a portion of your purchase will be donated to us - Amazon Smile -

Our August 2019 Newsletter is now available   

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