Insight Meditation Practice
Insight Meditation (also called Vipassana) cultivates both concentration and relaxation. It is a practice that helps to free the mind from distortions and offers the possibility of living each moment fully with compassion and freedom. The practice of Insight Meditation requires no belief commitments.
Monday Evening Sitting Group 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
We will begin meeting on January 7 with a meditation and podcast teaching. The following weeks will deal with the book The Kosambi Intrigue; A Tale in the Time of the Buddha by Susan Stone. Susan Stone will be coming for our Spring retreat on April 19-21.
Thirty minutes of silent sitting meditation followed by optional book study, discussion and other activities. Beginners are welcome and instruction will be provided if requested. Free of charge and open to all.
Looking ahead to the new year please remember:
- No sittings on January 21st or February 18th for the federal holidays
- Spring Retreat with Susan Stone April 19th – 21st
Beginning Insight Meditation
The next beginner's class: TBA
This is a five-week progressive course with a different topic each week. Each Monday meeting will be for one hour and focus on the cultivation of mindfulness. It is useful for those who are new to meditation and for those who already have a practice as a refresher course. Topics explored will be awareness of the body, awareness of feelings, awareness of thoughts and mindfulness in every- day life. The breath is the primary object of meditation for the beginner class. We will also practice walking and eating meditation. Parking is available in the ramp across the street fron the Center unless you have a UND permit. Registration is not necessary. Taught by Lora Sloan, Ph.D. and facilitators with a strong practice or teaching background.
Free of charge and open to all. Donations to the Center or the teacher are greatly appreciated.
Traditional Tibetan Buddhism
Open meditation: 6:00 -7:00 p.m. Wednesdays
For more information contact Ivana Brzonova at 701-610-0585 or email
For more information contact Lora at (218)779-3513 or email
Please enter the center from the back entrance (rather than University Ave entrance)