Community Events

Meridian Touch Japanese Qigong

with Jennifer O'Hara

June 3rd—June 24th

Based on ancient Qigong exercises and Japanese Shiatsu exercises, Meridian Touch Japanese Qigong is a restorative series of movements that anyone can do. Continue »

Midsummer's Day Shambhala Community Picnic on the Roof

June 22nd

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, we'll celebrate the arrival of summer with a potluck picnic, on the roof. Continue »

Nyinthun/Daylong Meditation Retreat

June 23rd

All are welcome to join this day of meditation practice; morning, afternoon, and evening sessions; partial attendance is fine. Continue »

A Cross-Zen Dialogue

June 28th

Three prominent teachers from different Chan/Zen Buddhist traditions will share their lineages' teachings and have a dialogue with all. Bring your questions and meet new Dharma friends from other sanghas! Continue »

Educator gathering with Shastris

with Shastri Marita McLaughlin & Shastri David Stone

June 30th

A gathering for teachers, meditation instructors, guides, and leaders Continue »

Meridian Touch Japanese Qigong

with Jennifer O'Hara

July 1st—July 29th

Based on ancient Qigong exercises and Japanese Shiatsu exercises, Meridian Touch Japanese Qigong is a restorative series of movements that anyone can do. Continue »

Governing Council Meeting

July 1st

Open to all Shambhala Chicago community members. Learn about center operations, governance, and the leadership path. Continue »

Film Screening - The Human Element

July 19th

Join us for a screening of THE HUMAN ELEMENT, which follows environmental photographer James Balog on his quest to highlight Americans on the frontlines of climate change, inspiring us to re-evaluate our relationship with the natural world. Continue »

Nyinthun / Daylong Meditation Retreat

September 22nd

All are welcome to join this day of meditation practice; morning, afternoon, and evening sessions; partial attendance is fine. Continue »