We're celebrating our special PIMC community at noon on Sunday, March 26 . We're calling it "Thank You Sunday" because we are grateful for everyone who supports PIMC through their time, talents and treasure. Join us at noon after the morning meditation for a special social time and a chance to learn more about how your gifts have turned into Dharma.
Articles & Announcements
The Buddha's Teaching on the Divine Abodes. A five week class starting Thursday April 6th, 2017 at 6pm, taught by Doug Pullin.
"This is what should be done
By one who is skilled in goodness
And who knows the path of peace ....."
The Metta Sutta
Deepen your experience of love, compassion, joy and peace.
Show and Tell, round 2! Friday, March 10th, 6pm-9pm.
Following a successful night of community and sharing last October, by popular demand, we have brought back the PIMC Talent Night!
Peace in the Midst of Everything - A Day of Meditation and Ease with Robert Beatty, Saturday March 25th, 9am - 4:00pm.
Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.
With Doyle Banks - One-Day Retreat March 4th - Tuesday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 pm 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28.
You've heard that Skillful (Wise, or Right) Speech is part of the Noble Eightfold Path but..."how" do you do it?
One of the most effective and powerful ways to apply this part of the Dharma is with a tool called "Nonviolent Communication" (a.k.a Compassionate Communication or NVC).
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.
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.
Richard Lang at PIMC - Workshop February 18, 2017 9am - 9pm and Sunday Morning, February 19, 10am - 12pm.
Who are you really? Richard Lang will guide you through the simple but powerful Headless Way experiments invented by the philosopher Douglas Harding, author of On Having No Head.
Saturday, February 4, 2017 with Robert Beatty.
If we want to live fully, to risk intimacy and closeness with other persons, it is essential that we embrace the reality of death.
Being alive as a separate person is one end of a polarity which includes death. We do our best to deny this truth. Much of the anxiety that we experience arises from this unconscious fear of death.