Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Please join us for a special service celebrating the Buddhist holiday of Ohigan.  Ohigan is a celebration of the Autumnal equinox - the first day of Fall.  As it represents the balance

Saturday, October 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]:

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

Please join us for a 4 day Zen meditation retreat [sesshin] to be held in Schaumburg, IL.  We will begin on Thursday evening at 7PM and conclude on Sunday at noon.

Please contact us for more information and directions.

Thursday October 18th

7PM to 9PM      Zazen

Friday October 19th  and Saturday October 20th

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 12:00pm

Please join us for a 4 day Zen meditation retreat [sesshin

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 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 3, 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]:

Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 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 1, 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]:

Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 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 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, December 30, 2018 - 12:00pm

Please join us for an end of year Zen sesshin in Schaumburg, IL.  Sesshin is an excellent opportunity to extend your Zen practice.  At this time of the year it is also a beneficial way to see the old year out and the New Year in.  

Meals and a sleeping space are provided - please bring a sleeping bag/bed roll.  A donation of $100 is suggested for the entire retreat [pro rated].