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Kadampa to Host Virtual Meditation Events

Australian Buddhist monk and meditation teacher Gen Kelsang Dornying will give a special online workshop, Love without Pain, live from Melbourne, Australia from 3 to 6:30 p.m., February 14. It will include practical wisdom and guided meditation. For details and to register, visit

The Kadampa Meditation Center Chicago will offer a Loving-Kindness Retreat from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., March 13, with senior meditation teacher Rich Zarbock, who has more than 20 years of experience practicing Kadampa Buddhist meditation. This online retreat is ideal for newcomers to meditation practice. For details and to register, visit

“Driven by our own selfish desire, we think nothing of destroying others' peace of mind and causing them distress or harm. We see this played out every day in the news, but this is not a new story. Nor does it need to be the narrative of our life, our neighborhoods or our nation,” says Gen Kelsang Zamling, an ordained Buddhist monk and principal meditation teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center Chicago, based in Oak Park.

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