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...

Class: The Noble Eightfold Path - Putting the Buddha's Path to Happiness Into Practice, Fall 2018 (8 wks)

 

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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

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

ALL VOICES WANTED: For PIMC Podcasts (Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018)

PIMC loves your voice! It doesn't matter if you've never been on the radio or a podcast, or even if you've never done any public speaking. We love your voice because it's yours. And, we would love to honor your voice by using it on ..... a PIMC podcast!

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Events & Activities

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PIMC Class, Fall 2018: Basics of Mindfulness (6 Wks)

In this introductory class, a six-week series on the Heart Of Mindfulness Practice, the basic instruction in insight meditation will be given sequentially, beginning with a focus on mindfulness of breathing, followed by mindfulness of the body, of emotions, of thoughts, of mind and of the application of mindfulness in daily life and on retreat This 6-week class is appropriate for beginners as well as for experienced meditators who want to refresh the fundamentals of their practice.

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

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, we will gather once more for our monthly NonViolent Communication practice group in the PIMC Living Room.

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Monthly PIMC Day-Long Retreat Series - Sat., Sept. 1 (1st Saturday of the month)

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