Please join us for a public talk - "Zen Practice: Waking Up to our True Nature" by Zenku Jerry Smyers. Zenku Smyers is a Zen priest and was a disciple of our late abbot Kongo Roshi. Zenku has been associated with our temple for over 40 years. We welcome his vist and we encourage all to attend this presentation. Zenku currently lives in Montana where he is head of Mission Mountain Zen Center. Zenku will also be leading our 3 day Zen meditation retreat [sesshin] from June 9th thru June 11th.
A collection of audio talks by our late abbot Kongo Langlois, Roshi is now available at Northwestern University Library's Media Center
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 -
A new book of poetry -"Between My Eye and the Light" - by our sangha member Paul Breslin is available through Amazon.