University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Lotus Meditation Center spring retreat is April 19-21

Susan Carol Stone returns to the Lotus Meditation Center to led the Spring Retreat on the topic "Staying Grounded in an Open Heart."

Stone teaches Mindfulness Stress Reduction at the University of Virginia and co-leads the Insight Meditation Community of Charlottesville, and has led mindfulness groups at men's and women's maximum-security prisons. Susan has been engaged in Buddhist practices for almost 30 years in the Zen and Theravadan traditions and has lived in Zen and Theravadan monasteries. Ordained as a Zen lay priest, she is author of "At the Eleventh Hour," a memoir about mindfulness and caregiving. Susan's latest book is "The Kosambi Intrigue; A Tale in the Time of the Buddha."

For retreat information or to register, contact Kristen Borysewicz at or call 777.4647. Access a detailed brochure online at under Retreats. The 7 p.m. Friday opening talk is open to all.

-- Kristen Borysewicz, Chester Fritz Library, 777.4647,

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