Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 12:00pm

Join us for a 3 day Zen Meditation retreat in Schaumbur, Illinois. A Zen seshin offers a marvelous opportunity to deepen your Zen practice.   While we encourage you to attend the entire retreat, we welcome you to attend as long as your schedule allows.

Meals & sleeping space are provided. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions you might have. 

Donation: $100

We can offer transportation from Evanston to Schaumburg on Thursday @ 5:30PM

Contact us for more information. 

Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 10:30pm

Please join us for a 1 day Zen meditation retreat in Evanston.  All are welcome.  Suggested donation is $50.00 for the entire day.  For more information:

The standard schedule for a one-day sesshin is as follows [Evanston]:

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 12:00pm

Please join us for a 4 day Zen meditation retreat / sesshin in Schaumburg, IL.

Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

While we welcome newcomers to all of our regular Zen Meditation services, once every month [typically the 3rd Sunday] we offer an "Introduction to Zen Meditation Workshop" for those who prefer a more structured introduction to our meditation practice.  Zen Meditation Practice permits an understanding and realization of the deeper and more subtle aspects of our lives and points toward a compassionate and more confident way of living.

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 12:30pm to 10:30pm

Please join us for a 1 day Zen meditation retreat in Evanston.  All are welcome.  Suggested donation is $50.00 for the entire day.  For more information:

The standard schedule for a one-day sesshin is as follows [Evanston]:

Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

While we welcome newcomers to all of our regular Zen Meditation services, once every month [typically the 3rd Sunday] we offer an "Introduction to Zen Meditation Workshop" for those who prefer a more structured introduction to our meditation practice.  Zen Meditation Practice permits an understanding and realization of the deeper and more subtle aspects of our lives and points toward a compassionate and more confident way of living.

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 12:30pm to 10:30pm

Please join us for a 1 day Zen meditation retreat in Evanston.  All are welcome.  Suggested donation is $50.00 for the entire day.  For more information:

The standard schedule for a one-day sesshin is as follows [Evanston]:

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

While we welcome newcomers to all of our regular Zen Meditation services, once every month [typically the 3rd Sunday] we offer an "Introduction to Zen Meditation Workshop" for those who prefer a more structured introduction to our meditation practice.  Zen Meditation Practice permits an understanding and realization of the deeper and more subtle aspects of our lives and points toward a compassionate and more confident way of living.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 12:30pm to 10:30pm

Please join us for our monthly 1 day meditation retreat.  This presents an excellent opportunity to extend your Zen meditation practice and you are welcome to attend as much of the retreat as your schedule permits [please time your arrival and departure so as not to conflict with our Zazen periods].

Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

While we welcome newcomers to all of our regular Zen Meditation services, once every month [typically the 3rd Sunday] we offer an "Introduction to Zen Meditation Workshop" for those who prefer a more structured introduction to our meditation practice.  Zen Meditation Practice permits an understanding and realization of the deeper and more subtle aspects of our lives and points toward a compassionate and more confident way of living.

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 12:30pm to 10:30pm

Please join us for our monthly 1 day Zen meditation retreat.  These monthly retreats offer an excellent opportunity to extend your Zen practice.  You are welcome to join us for entire day or for whatever time your schedule permits.

Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

While we welcome newcomers to all of our regular Zen Meditation services, once every month [typically the 3rd Sunday] we offer an "Introduction to Zen Meditation Workshop" for those who prefer a more structured introduction to our meditation practice.  Zen Meditation Practice permits an understanding and realization of the deeper and more subtle aspects of our lives and points toward a compassionate and more confident way of living.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 12:30pm to 10:30pm

Please join us for our monthly 1 day Zen meditation retreat.  Please note that beginning in July we will be starting our monthly Saturday retreats at 12:30PM.

Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

While we welcome newcomers at all of our regular services, once a month we offer an introductory service geared specifically for people who would like a more structured introduction to our practice all are welcome. 

As our space is somewhat limited we recommend registering in advance.

Please register here

Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 7:00pm to Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 12:00pm

Please join us for a 4 day sesshin in Schaumburg, IL.  This presents an excellent opportunity to extend your Zen practice.  All are welcome. 

Meals and a sleeping space are provided - please bring a sleeping bag / bed roll.  A donation of $100 is suggested to cover the costs involved.

Please contact us for details and directions.

Past Events

Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 2:00pm
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 10:30pm
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm