PIMC is pleased to announce an additional opportunity to gather as a community on Sunday Evenings from 6:30pm until 8:00pm. This group will include a short Dharma Talk and 45 minutes of silence, and will be led by various PIMC Teachers. We look forward to seeing you there!

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.

PIMC Office Manager Position

Pay Rate

$20/hour for twenty hours per week

Application Procedure

Download a complete job description and application (in either PDF or MS Word format). Email completed materials to Kate Staples, Position Open until filled.


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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.

Why Not Dive In And Really Meditate?

This series of classes with Robert will help you really establish a daily practice.

What is holding you back from more fully committing to your meditation practice? You have enough experience and knowledge to realize that your spiritual life and your meditation are the most important things in your life, yet somehow you don't quite commit to it.


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Events & Activities

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Refuge Recovery with Gary Sanders

Saturday February 25th, 9am-5pm.

Refuge Recovery: Is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Those struggling with any form of addiction greatly benefit when they are able to understand the suffering that addiction has created while developing compassion for the pain they have experienced. We hope to serve you, and meet you on the path.


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