Buddhist Meditation in the Samatha Tradition
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Buddhist Meditation Classes In Chicago


We currently offer beginner's classes on Sunday and Wednesday evenings.  Details below.

Sunday Evening Beginners' Classes

Class meets at Chaturanga Holistic Fitness, 1525 E 55th St., Suite 302 (Deco Arts Building, www.chaturangafitness.com) at 7:30 PM.

Classes are free of charge.

Beginners are welcome at any time.

Wednesday Evening Beginners' Class

Classes meet most Wednesday evenings during the academic year at 6:00pm in the Rockefeller Chapel basement, UnCommon Room.

Change of location for April 9 & 16:

On April 9 & 16 we shall meet at 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave in the 3rd floor lounge due to a conflicting event at Rockefeller.

Beginners welcome at any time throughout the course. Class is free of charge.

We recommend you wear loose-fitting clothing that is comfortable for sitting.

Rockefeller Chapel is at 5850 S Woodlawn (intersection of 59th and Woodlawn).

The Inter-religious Center is in the basement of the Rockefeller Chapel. Class meets in the Uncommon Room (formerly room 019). If you cannot access the Chapel through the main door, try the side door. To get to the side door, walk along the west side of the building. Towards the north end is a set of stairs, at the bottom of which is a door directly into the Inter-religious Center.

More information


For more information about Samatha in the Chicago area, email    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . More information is available about other Samatha classes in North America.