Listed below are our current practice locations and schedule. 

Wheaton Practice Location

Theosophical Society (Meditation Room)
1926 N Main St, Wheaton, IL 60187
Enter at back entrance of Theosophical Society

Practice Schedule
Tuesday Evenings 7:00-8:15 PM

Meditation and Dharma talk

November 6th - Don't sit home on election night, wondering and worrying.  Come and learn about equanimity and “don't know”.  The results will be there when you get home.

November 13th - Begin again. Come and review the basics of meditation practice.  What are the most often used meditation postures, what about sitting in a chair?  Eyes open or closed?  What can I do with my hands?   What kinds of things can I do to support a regular meditation practice at home? 

November 20th - No Meeting - Thanksgiving Week.

November 27th - Introduction to Zen meditation.  A brief review of the history of Zen, and the Kwan Um School of Zen in particular.  Discover what the qualities of Zen meditation and how to practice them.  


Bronzeville Neighborhood Practice Location

3320 S Calumet Ave.
Enter through the rear and up the stairs.

Practice Schedule

Thursday evenings 7:00 - 8:30 pm
November 1, 8 and 29th.
December 6, 13 and 20th.



Chicago Kwam Um Zen Center

28025 N Lakeview Circle, McHenry, IL

Practice Schedule

Sundays: 8:30 AM
Thursdays: 7:00 PM


Visit the Kwan Um School of Zen for a list of Kwan Um School of Zen sanghas world-wide.