Our Winter Retreat ends of Sunday, Dec 8. Please join us then for Sunday Morning Zen at 9 am. Marty Otway will receive precepts in Jukai ceremony at 10 am. Following that we'll have an Open House from 11am to 1 pm. It's a potluck lunch, so bring a dish, bring a friend, and see our new space above the Zen Center.
Zen Life & Meditation Center of Chicago offers a comprehensive core curriculum providing principles and practices for living a Zen-inspired life of openness, empathy and clarity. It begins with the Primer Series, which grounds you in the fundamentals of living a Zen-inspired life. It continues with the Gateway Series, which engages you in the essental transformative aspects of living a Zen-inspired life. The Life Application Sessions build upon the Primer and Gateway series providing you with key tools for extending these teachings in your daily life.
Zen Life & Meditation Center of Chicago offers a wide array of offerings such as meditation, retreats, Overcoming Obstacles Series, and Fridays with Roshi. We also provide wellness programs such as Private Zen Counseling, Reiki and Corporate Wellness. Our weekly meditations are free and open to everyone. If you are wanting to begin, but are not sure where to start, we suggest you try the Primer 1 class in our Core Curriculum.
Our Zen Teacher, Robert Althouse, is available for private counseling and coaching.