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.
Meditation for a Happy and Loving Life, January 5-7th or 5-10th.
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.All posts »
Understand what you are doing in meditation. A class to help you deepen your practice starting October 18th.
Buddhist Psychology is the foundation upon which all Dharma practice and realization stands. By understanding these fundamental teachings of the Buddha you will be more skillful in the efforts you make in meditation and your journey along the Eightfold Path.
We will be reading The Wise Heart, a modern classic by Jack Kornfield. The following is from the book.