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...

ANNOUNCING PIMC'S FALL 2019 SCHEDULE OF CLASSES & RETREATS

Guiding Teacher Robert Beatty and PIMC Teachers Council are pleased to present the Fall 2019 schedule. The teachers have been working for months to develop and coordinate their offerings to provide a diversity of subjects. For more information and to register, click on the links at the bottom of each listing.

We look forward to exploring the Dharma with you!!

 

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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.

[Robert Interview, 5-28-2019] "Can We Fully Heal From Our Traumas?"

This is an interview Robert did with the creator of the Project Mindfulness Podcast. It is Episode #26: "Can We fully Heal From Our Traumas?"

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Events & Activities

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SIGN-UP FOR SUNDAY CHILDREN'S PROGRAM - PIMC NEEDS 1-2 VOLUNTEERS EACH SUNDAY (Posting Date: 4/17/19)

Click to View Sunday Children's Pgm Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

We have hired a new teacher as of 4/10/19. Her name is Rebecca Bower and she is looking forward to getting to know you and your children.

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Buddhist Movie Night at PIMC: "Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter . . . and Spring" (Sat., 8/17/19, 6:30pm)

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ETD Event: Short Workshop and Letter Writing Campaign - Helping Local Forests Cope With Global Warming (Sun., 8/25/19, 12:30-2:30pm)

PIMC's mindful social action group, Engaging The Dharma (ETD), invites you to a bite-sized workshop on how to support our beautiful local forests in the midst of global warming. While climate change is a global issue, the best place to start fixing it is right here at home! If you love our local forests and green spaces, and you're wondering what you can do to have an impact, this workshop is for you! Please join us Sunday, 8/25, after the Dharma Gathering.

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Mindfulness Hike, with Vik (Sat. Aug. 24)

Vik Anantha, a longtime sangha participant and hiking enthusiast, will be leading an all-day group mindfulness hike on Saturday Aug. 24, 2019.

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Monthly 1st Saturday Retreat Series at PIMC (Sat., Sept. 7, 2019)

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Half-Day QiGong Retreat at PIMC (Sat. 8/17/19)

Please join us on Saturday, Aug. 17, 10am-2pm, for our monthly PIMC QiGong half-day retreat, taught by Jim Dalton.

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