Portland Insight
Meditation Community

The Portland Insight Meditation Community is an experiment in American Buddhism. We welcome people of all faiths, orientations, genders, abilities, ages, and racial/cultural backgrounds. The purpose of PIMC is to improve the lives of participants, their families and the greater community through meditative practice and a lifestyle that supports liberation from suffering, the awakening of wisdom, and the manifestation of compassion. Read more...

SIGN-UP FOR SUNDAY CHILDREN'S PROGRAM - PIMC NEEDS A MINIMUM OF 1-2 VOLUNTEERS EACH SUNDAY.... BUT 3-4 WOULD BE IDEAL (Posting Date: 4/17/19)

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We have hired a new teacher as of 4/10/19. Her name is Rebecca Bower and she is looking forward to getting to know you and your children.

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Watch Sunday Broadcast Live on UStream!

PIMC on UStream

10:00am - Group Meditation
10:40am - QiGong with Jim Dalton
11:00am - Dharma Talk with Robert Beatty

Watch Previous Broadcasts

Either here on our website or directly on Robert's YouTube channel.

Listen to Podcasts

Of previous talks here on our website.

Buddhist Movie Night at PIMC: "Andrei Rublev" (Sat., 5/18/19, 6:30pm)

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Events & Activities

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Monthly 1st Saturday Retreat Series at PIMC (Sat., May 4, 2019)

CULTIVATION OF FRIENDSHIP WITH OURSELVES,
A DAY-LONG RETREAT WITH DOUG PULLIN
 
Please join us for the May edition of PIMC's regular, monthly, day-long retreat series.
 

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Next Meeting: The PIMC Engaging the Dharma Initiative (Sun., 5/5/2019, 12:15-1:15pm)

Please join us for the next meeting of the PIMC "Engaging The Dharma" (ETD) initiative:

          DATE/TIME: Sun., May 5 / 12:15-1:15pm (following the Dharma Talk)

           LOCATION:  PIMC Living Room


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Class: Basics of Mindfulness, Spring 2019 (6 Wks)

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Monthly NonViolent Communication (NVC) Practice Group at PIMC (2nd Tuesday of the month)

On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, we will gather once more for our monthly NonViolent Communication practice group in the PIMC Living Room. The meeting will go from 7pm to 9:15pm.

Kirsten and Doyle will be co-leading the practices.

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Half-Day QiGong Retreat at PIMC (Sat. 4/20/19)

Please join us on Saturday, Apr. 20, 10am-2pm, for our monthly PIMC QiGong half-day retreat, taught by Jim Dalton.

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Spring 2019 Class: Skillful Speech & NVC at PIMC (Day-Long Retreat + 10-Week Class Starting 4/23)

Have you ever wondered why it is you can talk to someone until you're "blue in the face" and walk away knowing you haven't been heard? Has anyone ever told you, "You never listen to me or if you do, you don't hear me!"? Do your disagreements with others end up in cold silence? Heated exchanges? Hurt feelings and disconnection?

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