Events / Classes

meditation

HALF DAY RETREAT

When: First Sunday of every month

Where: Dharma Drum Chicago Meditation Center, 241 Holbrook Drive Wheeling IL 60090

As a part of the Chan Workshop program, the Half-Day Meditation Retreat takes place from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on the first Sunday of every month. As advocated in the DDM lineage which teaches “equal importance of doctrine and cultivation, or theory and practice”, this retreat offers an opportunity for practitioners to deepen their sitting meditation practice.


GROUP MEDITATION – TUESDAY NIGHT

When: Tuesday nights

Where: Dharma Drum Chicago Meditation Center, 241 Holbrook Drive Wheeling IL 60090

The Tuesday night group practice focuses on meditation and Dharma sharing. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for extra sitting time, walking meditation, prostration practice, or instruction if new to Chan meditation.

Summer Meditation Camp at Chicago-DDMBA

CHAN WORKSHOP

When: Second, Third, Fourth Sunday of the month

Where: Dharma Drum Chicago Meditation Center, 241 Holbrook Drive Wheeling IL 60090

The Chan Workshop is a group practice focusing on both meditation and Chan Dharma study. Established in 2003 by Chicago’s DDMBA branch founder and resident teacher Iris Wang, the practice is held Sunday mornings from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and is conducted as outlined by DDM founder Master Sheng Yen in his book Zen Wisdom.