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...

Introductory Meeting: The PIMC Engaging the Dharma Initiative (Sun., 10/28/18, 1-2:30pm)

Please join us on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 1:00pm for the inaugural meeting of the PIMC Engaging the Dharma Initiative.

This meeting is open to anyone in the PIMC sangha (community) who wants to help shape this program. As a sangha, we seek to find ways to engage with the needs of the world outside of our Dharma center. To actively reduce suffering and give support and compassion where it's needed.

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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.

Daylong Retreat: Spiritual Liberty or Religious Tyranny (Sat., 11/10/18)

 

 

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Events & Activities

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Buddhist Movie Night at PIMC: "Kubo and the Two Strings" (Sat., 10/20/18, 6:30pm)

This is Portland Insight Meditation Community’s (PIMC’s) monthly Buddhist/mindfulness-themed movie night – a chance to see movies that expand our understanding of the Buddha and the Dharma and talk about these ideas with other interested folks.

"Kubo and The Two Strings" is a 2016 animated epic action-adventure set in a fantastical Japan from acclaimed animation studio LAIKA.

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

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, we will gather once more for our monthly NonViolent Communication practice group in the PIMC Living Room. The meeting will go from 7pm to 9pm.

Kirsten and Doyle will be co-leading the practices.

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Monthly PIMC Day-Long Retreat Series - Sat., Nov. 3 (1st Saturday of the month)

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