Meditation Center/ (Buddhist) in Chicago and Buddhist therapist
March 28, 2013 2:28 PM   Subscribe

I used to practice at a Buddhist Center in Columbus, Ohio (KTC, on Grubb St). I am trying to find a center in Chicago. I really love the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. I also enjoy podcast teacher Gil Fronsdal from the Insight Meditation Center in Cali, which is in the Vipassana tradition. I also enjoy Deer Park Dharma cast which is associated with Thich Nhat Hanh. I would like to find a center in Chicago to help me build a mediation practice, and obviously, mediate with others. To be able to listen to great dharma talks in person, not just on my ipod. And, to be a part of a community. It just doesn't feel the same listening on my ipod, you know? I do not have a car. I have gone to weird a$$ places in Asheville, NC, where random people start there own sangas and ask you for $, and I and not up for that. So, I thought it to be better to ask here than to do the google search. Please let me know if you have thoughts on where I can find a practice center. Also, I know that there is a school of Buddhist Psychology. Where might I find a Buddhist Therapist in Chicago?
posted by TRUELOTUS to Religion & Philosophy (3 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
thich nhat Hahn rooted sang has in Illinois:
posted by zia at 3:10 PM on March 28, 2013

Bodhi Path (right off the Irving Park brown) is a fantastic center. I'd link, but I'm on my phone. The people are great and lots of good discussion on book nights after meditation.
posted by crankyrogalsky at 10:50 PM on March 28, 2013

Thanks! Sooo much! So excited to check it out :)
posted by TRUELOTUS at 11:16 AM on March 29, 2013

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