Other Meditation Centers

(or Organizations)

Local/Regional:

Twin Cities Vipassana Cooperative

Twin Cities Vipassana Collective (TCVC) is a community of people interested in developing and deepening their meditation practice. We provide opportunities to hear and practice the teachings of vipassana (insight) and metta (lovingkindness) meditation, with an emphasis on residential retreats led by senior teachers in the Theravada Buddhist tradition. PO Box 14683, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Meditation with Alex Haley in NE Minneapolis

The core of mindfulness meditation is the direct, experiential knowledge of reality. Each weekly session provides group support for one’s personal meditation practice and includes a guided meditation, in-depth exploration of a meditation topic, and time for group questions and discussion. The benefits of community and shared learning are a hallmark of each weekly session. This weekly meditation group is entirely donation based.

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Yoga Sol
21 5th Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Northfield Buddhist Meditation Center

The Northfield Buddhist Meditation Center (NMBC) is a group committed to encouraging one another in the practice of Buddhist meditation. We welcome anyone interested in the practice of meditation, regardless of religious background or affiliation. We offer daily meditation and frequent dhamma talks and classes. Mark Nunberg leads a Practice Period every month on the third Saturday from 9-11am.
313 1/2 Division Street, Northfield, MN 55057

Introduction to Meditation Class in Stillwater, MN 

led by Roger and Kim Klisch
The Loft, 218 North Main Street, Stillwater MN
Taught monthly at 7:00 PM to 8:30 the 3rd Thursday of the month.

The Rochester Insight Meditation Group

Founded in 2004 and located three blocks from Mayo Clinic, the center is located in a personal residence that is open to the public to support local meditators on Thursday evenings, Sunday mornings and by appointment.

Generosity House, 303 6th Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902
507-398-2182

Madison Insight Meditation Group

Madison Insight Meditation Group offers activities in Madison, Wisconsin and the central Mid-West providing opportunities for the practice of vipassana meditation in the Theravada Buddhist tradition and access to the teachings of the Buddha.

Mid America Dharma

Mid America Dharma is a non-profit organization dedicated to making the practice of vipassana or Insight Meditation available to others in the central region of the United States.

455 E. 80th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64131
314-266-1922

National:

Insight Meditation Society

The Insight Meditation Society (IMS) offers meditation retreats focusing on Buddhist teachings. Vipassana (insight) and metta (lovingkindness) practices are taught by renowned and respected teachers, including Sharon Salzberg and Joseph Goldstein.

1230 Pleasant Street, Barre, MA 01005
978-355-4378

Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Spirit Rock  is dedicated to the teachings of the Buddha as presented in the vipassana tradition. The practice of mindful awareness, called Insight or Vipassana Meditation, is at the heart of all the activities at Spirit Rock.

PO Box 909, Woodacre, CA 94973
415-488-0164

Vipassana Metta Foundation

Vipassana Metta Foundation strives for the cultivation of awareness through the traditional practices of Generosity, Moral Conduct, Concentration, Insight, and Lovingkindness, sponsoring residential and nonresidential silent meditation retreats, public talks, community events, and retreats in related disciplines.

P.O. Box 1188, Kula HI 96790-1188
808-573-3450