Portland Insight
Meditation Community

The Portland Insight Meditation Community is an experiment in American Buddhism. 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.
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Practicing Dana in Support of PIMC

Dear friend of PIMC,

After a month of sometimes difficult, always compassionate conversations about the state of our country, and on the heels of a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration here at the center, we are more convinced than ever that our community is fostering positive change in our own hearts and minds and in the world as a whole.

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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.

Dharma Practice in times of Challenge and Change

One Day Retreat with Frank Leder and Robert Beatty, Saturday December 17.

Robert and Frank are Dharma brothers, sharing Ruth Denison as their teacher. Frank is coming from Germany once again this year to teach at PIMC.

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Events & Activities

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January Breitenbush Retreat

With Robert, January 6th-8th or 11th 2017.

Mindfulness (Vipassana) meditation is the art of being fully alive. On this silent retreat we will be mindful of every activity, from sitting in the meditation hall, to walking in the ancient forest, to bathing in the hot springs. You will go home with practices that will change your life.

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