Bloomington/Normal Zen Group
 
Meeting Location: Main Street Yoga Studio
418 N Main Street, Floor 2
Bloomington, IL 61701

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Founded in 1982 by Ven. Young Joo Lee according to the tradition of the Chogye Buddhist order of Korea. Activities in­clude a Sunday prayer meeting and Zen meditation. Programs are conducted in Korean.

address: 5114 North Elston Avenue, Chicago, IL 60630 PHONE: (312) 286-0307 lineage:

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We are a small group of friends who meet weekly for sitting and walking medita­tion, following primarily the tradition of Soto Zen and the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. We occasionally sponsor one-day sesshin and visits from Buddhist teachers. address: 1860 East Lakeshore Drive, Springfield, IL 62707 PHONE: (217) 529-6819 e-mail: quam. michael@uis. edu



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Established in 1944 by the Rev. Gyomay M. Kubose, the Buddhist Temple of Chi­cago is a nonsectarian temple in the Japa­nese Mahayana tradition. All ministers are formally trained at Otani University in Kyoto and ordained in the Higashi Honganji School, but hierarchical inde­pendence is maintained. Rev. Kubose founded the temple in order to establish

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Bultasa (the name means “Gathering of Buddhas”) is the oldest and largest Ko­rean Buddhist temple in Chicago. Bultasa moved to its present location in 1986, when extensive remodeling transformed the building into a temple complex. A center of the Korean Buddhist commu­nity,

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Chicago Zen Center is an affiliate of Rochester Zen Center, Rochester, New York. The Ven. Bodhin Kjolhede, Sensei (Dharma heir of Philip Kapleau-Roshi) is our spiritual head and visits the center frequently. Activities include daily zazen and chanting, frequent one-day sesshin, occasional two - and four-day sesshin, and work days. Regular zazen instruction is available from Sensei Kjolhede’s senior students. We practice

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No description available address: 7852 N. Lincoln Avenue, Sko­kie, IL 60077 phone: (847) 674-0811 FAX: (847) 674-0812 e-mail: hanmaum@aol. com lineage: Korean Seon (Zen), Chogye Order of Korea spiritual head: Seon Master Dae Haeng Keun Sunim contact: Ven. Hye Ji Sunim,

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The Harmony Zen Center operates under the auspices of the Buddhist Temple of Chicago and conducts meditation Mon­day through Friday. There is also a regu­lar Sunday morning session followed by an optional social breakfast of tea, toast, and fruit. Introduction/instruction avail­able on request (call for appointment). There are no membership fees, although goodwill offerings are accepted. Zafus, mats, and seiza benches are provided. address:

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The International Zen Dojo Sogenkai fol­lows the Rinzai Zen tradition and holds introductory six-week Sunday morning sessions. Saturday morning practice con­sists of a half-hour of zazen and two hours of martial arts practice. There are sesshin retreats twice a year. Classes are offered on various aspects of Japanese culture.

address: 1016 West Belmont,

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Kubose Dharma Legacy was established to perpetuate and develop the Buddhist teachings and nondualistic approach of the Ven. Gyomay M. Kubose. With roots in Japanese Mahayana Buddhism, the teachings are expressed in nonsectarian terminology and emphasize the develop­ment of a spiritual practice integrated with everyday life. We offer a structured program

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Although Lakeside Buddha Sangha mem­bers come from all walks of life, the group’s common denominator is an in­terest in the teachings of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, who encour­ages a life of awareness, healing, love, and understanding in our 'communities. Weekly meetings include sitting and walking meditation,

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We meet once a month for meditation, chanting, precepts recitation, dharma talk and discussion, sharing knowledge and experience, singing, tea medita­tion, and vegetarian potluck dinners. Throughout the year we have special events such as Days of Mindfulness, Tet (Vietnamese New Year), Buddha’s Birth­day,

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Midwest Buddhist Temple teaches the way of Nembutsu, the realization of One­ness in the Infinite Compassion and Wis­dom of Amida Buddha. The temple was established in 1944 by the late Rev. Gyodo Kono along with a devoted group of Japanese-Americans who had just been discharged from

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Northwest Chicago Zen Group is led by Susan Myoyu Andersen, Dharma Holder, who studied traditional Soto Zen and did koan practice with the late Taizan Mae - zumi-Roshi of the Zen Center of Los Angeles.

address: 1433 East Walnut Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60016-6621 phone: (847) 298-8472 LINEAGE: Soto Zen

spiritual head: Susan Myoyu Ander­sen, Dharma Holder

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We sometimes call ourselves the “Travel­ing Prairie Buddha Sangha” because we meet at the homes of various sangha members. Our time together includes sit­ting and walking meditation, readings, music, and poetry followed by socializing and refreshments. We offer an open invi­tation to share

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Prairie Zen Center is comprised of a group of individuals studying Zen in the lineage established by Charlotte Joko Beck at Zen Center of San Diego. We rent a house for the center’s use. Three group sittings are scheduled each week, and during at least one of them we listen

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Quan Am Tu Buddhist Temple was founded in 1992 in uptown Chicago. We follow the Pure Land tradition, which had its origins in China in about the fifth century. Pure Land stresses faith in the power and compassion of Amitabha Buddha. We hold daily meditation prac­tice and service on Sunday. address: 5545 North Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640 PHONE: (312) 271-7048 lineage: Chinese Pure Land contact: Quant Tim ESTABLISHED:

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Although Quang Minh Temple serves the Chicago-area Vietnamese community, all are welcome to any of its activities. These include retreats, individual instruction, and Sunday morning service in Vietnam­ese (Chinese and English services are also provided when required). Monks reside at the facility. Meditation is in the Ma­hayana tradition.

address: 4429 North Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625 PHONE: (312) 275-6859 lineage:

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Toward the end of his life, Shakyamuni Buddha revealed his supreme wisdom in The Saddharma-pundarika (Lotus) Sutra. In it, he taught that all living beings pos­sess an inherent Buddha nature, not yet awakened. Rissho Kosei-Kai was founded to reveal The Lotus Sutra’s pure doctrine in our contemporary

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The Suma Ching Hai International Asso­ciation follows the Quan Yin method under the leadership of Master Ching Hai. It conducts two-and-a-half-hour meditation sessions for disciples only. These are conducted in English, Chinese, and Vietnamese and include vegetarian meals. Practice retreats last three to six months.

address: 8250 South Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60652 PHONE: (312) 925-1338 lineage:

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Udumbara Zen Center offers training in Buddhism as a way of life. In addition to meditation, we offer sutra study, a chap­laincy program, and temple officer in­struction. Although we are primarily a Zen center in the Soto tradition, we are influenced by both Hinayana and Vajra- yana teachings.

address: 501 Sherman

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Won Buddhism was founded in 1916 through the enlightenment of Ven. Sotae - san Chung Bin Park (1893-1943) in Korea. Il-Won-San (one circle phrase) is used extensively in our practice. address: 6330 North Cicero, Chicago, IL 60630 PHONE: (312) 282-9922 lineage: Korean Won Buddhist spiritual head: Ven. Soo II Yoo contact: Same

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Located in a renovated Pentecostal church building, Zen Buddhist Temple offers services and meditation courses to the general public, and provides a com­munity for fellowship and support as well as a monastic training center for Bud­dhist monks and nuns. Among the tem­ple’s special events

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