Madison, Wisconsin is fortunate to have many Buddhist organizations and groups. We encourage you to visit to decide which may be the best fit for you.
Madison Insight Meditation Group Our Friday and Sunday night groups draw upon the teachings of a broad range of Theravada Buddhist teachers; the Tuesday night group primarily draws upon the teachers and teachings in the tradition of Ajahn Chah and Ajahn Sumedho of the Thai Forest Lineage of Theravada Buddhism.
Buddhist Insight Sangha Listing If you are looking for Theravada or Insight meditation groups this is a searchable listing of groups by state, country, teacher and type of group.
Wat Buddhahaksa Theravada Temple Waukesha, WI
Illinois Vipassana as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin
Cambodian Buddhist Society Wat Puthikak Samki, 1848 Hwy County Road MM, Oregon, WI
Zen, Cha’an, Pureland Buddhism
SnowFlower Sangha Thich Nhat Hanh Tradition
UW-Madison Buddhism Study Group A group with Zen, Chan, and Pureland practitioners and many weekly activities, including a Sunday Amitabha practice.
Madison Zen Center Affiliate of the Rochester Zen Community
Isthmus Zen Community, Kwan Um School of Zen
Drikung Kagyu Dharma Circle Kagyu Tradition
Deer Park Buddhist Center Gelupa Tradition
Akanishta Buddhist Center New Kadampa Tradition
Diamond Way Buddhist Center Kagyu Tradition
Madison Shambhala Center Tradition founded by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Tergar The meditation community of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
Madison Meditation and Recovery Group, 29 S Mills St · Madison, Neighborhood House, Community Room
Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Refuge Recovery of Madison, New Start 1015 Gammon Ln, Madison
Thursdays, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
For more information, email: email@example.com, visit Facebook (Refuge Recovery of Madison), or look at Refuge Recovery for background information.
LGBTQI Meditation Group, Madison Shambala Center 408 S Baldwin St, Madison
Last Wednesday of each month from 7 – 8:30 p.m.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, & Questioning Meditation Group aspires to be a welcoming and inclusive space for practitioners of Buddhism who self-identify as LGBTQI. Members of the group represent various Buddhist traditions that come together monthly to create a refuge of mutual respect and understanding. Currently, this group chooses to be designated as LGBTQI-only for the purposes of cultivating a sincere circle of belonging that feels safe to its members, where they may intimately explore spirituality in the context of multiple and intersecting lines of difference that include, but are not limited to: sexuality, gender, race, ethnicity, socio-economic class, age, and dis/abilities.