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Currently holding events online and occasional live events at various locations.

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Chicago, Illinois


The Bodhi Path Buddhist Center of Chicago is part of an international network of Buddhist Centers founded by Shamar Rinpoche. The center is dedicated to offering high quality instruction in meditation and Buddhist philosophy.

Bodhi Path Chicago opened in February 2007 to teach Buddhist philosophy and meditation to all who are interested. Weekly events are held online, with quarterly live retreats and teaching programs hosted at various locations on the North Side of Chicago.

The center offers programs ranging from information for the curious to instruction and support for the advanced meditator. This includes weekly seminars by its resident teacher as well as special programs by teachers from around the world. We offer a regular schedule of group meditation, a reading & discussion group, and occasional one-day mini-retreats. Please see our calendar for updates on day-to-day activities.

Meditation instruction is available. All are welcome.