Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 9:30am to 8:30pm

Please join us for a one day meditation retreat at a private home in Schaumburg, IL.  Please contact us for further information and details.  Donation $50

 9:30PM  -12:00 PM      Zazen

12:00PM - 2:00 PM     Lunch

Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Please join us for a celebration of Bodhi Day - a commemoration of the historical Buddha's Enlightenment.  All are welcome.  A special dharma talk will be given.  After the service, you are invited to join us for lunch at a local restaurant.

Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 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.

Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 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]: