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...

NVC Workshop By Visiting Teacher/Author Oren Jay Sofer (Sun., 1/6/19, 1-4pm)

PIMC is thrilled to host Oren Jay Sofer, a nationally known teacher of NonViolent Communication (NVC), for a special three-hour workshop.
 
DATE/TIME: Sun., Dec. 6, 2019, 1pm-4pm.
 
LOCATION: PIMC, 6536 SE Duke St., Portland OR 97206
 
SUGGESTED DONATION: $60
 

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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.

Listen to Podcasts

Of previous talks here on our website.

Monthly 1st Saturday Retreat Series at PIMC (Sat., Jan. 5)

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Events & Activities

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Buddhist Movie Night at PIMC: "I Heart Huckabees" (Sat., 12/15/18, 6:30pm)

Please join us for another edition of Buddhist Movie Night at Portland Insight Meditation Community (PIMC). We'll be watching "I Heart Huckabees" on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.  The screening will begin at 6:30pm.

This is a chance to come together as a community, enjoy Buddhist/mindfulness-themed cinema, and discuss how the material relates to our understanding of the Buddha and the Dharma.

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Half-Day QiGong Retreats at PIMC (3rd Saturday of the month)

Please join us on Saturday, Dec. 15 for our monthly PIMC QiGong half-day retreat, taught by Jim Dalton. The retreats are always on the third Saturday of the month, 10am-2pm.

No experience is necessary and beginners are welcome.

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

On Wednesday, Dec. 12, 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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