Student and Campus Groups
The UChicago Buddhist Association supports and coordinates Buddhist events and activities on the UChicago campus, the Hyde Park area, and the City of Chicago. General meetings are held once a month in Spiritual Life (Ida Noyes 034). For more information, join our Facebook group, subscribe to our listhost (lists.uchicago.edu—search "Buddhist" and subscribe), or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mindful Breath Community
Come practice meditation together in community. Explore ways to engage in daily life more deeply, and with reater mindfulness ease. This group practices in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. Sessions include sitting and walking meditation. Optional sharing of dharma and group discussion after meditation. Meets weekly on Tuesdays from 6–7:15 pm in Ida Noyes 034. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Nalandabodhi (NB) is an international Buddhist organization founded by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. Come for instruction, exercise, and discussion. No experience is required. Meets weekly on Thursdays from 5–6 pm in Ida Noyes 034. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Join us for a graduated course in mindfulness of breathing for the development of calm and clarity through the Buddhist practice of Samatha meditation. Meets weekly on Sundays at 7:30 pm at Chaturanga, 1525 E. 55th St, #302.
Hyde Park Vipassana Meditation
Bodhi Path Buddhist Center of Chicago 4043 N. Ravenswood, Suite #214
Zen Buddhist Temple Chicago 1710 W. Cornelia Avenue
Midwest Buddhist Temple 435 W. Menomonee Street
Buddhist Temple of Chicago 1151 W. Leland Avenue
Ancient Dragon Zen Gate 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Buddhist Peace Fellowship Chicago Chapter
Spiritual Life is happy to provide resources for LGBTQ students who wish to find a religious, spiritual, and/or philosophical student group or community which fully welcomes them into ritual observances and leadership roles.