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

Meditation and Dharma talk 7:00-8:15 PM
Starts Tuesday, September 11, 2018

October Dharma Sessions

October 9 - A review of basic meditation practice – how is it going?  Typical challenges and obstacles that can arise during mediation.  

October 16 - Introduction to Zen practice – what are the particular qualities of Zen meditation?  

October 23 - Just sitting – an evening where we will do two practice periods and discuss what we notice from a longer time of sitting.

October 30 - What's the point?  Great Faith, Great Courage and Great Question – the qualities that sustain practice though ups and downs.


Bronzeville Neighborhood Practice Location

For more information, please call Alayne at 773 552 0333

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

Practice Schedule

Thursday evenings 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Please note, we do not meet every Thursday, see Home Page for current schedule


Chicago Kwam Um Zen Center

For more information, please contact Mark at
28025 N Lakeview Circle, McHenry, IL

Practice Schedule

Monday and Friday evenings: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Sundays: 8:30-10:30 am
Every Second Sunday (long practice): 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


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