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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.

Karma Yoga Service, Pizza, Potluck, and Socializing Party! (Sat., Sept. 29)

Putting out the call for the Fall 2018 service day for PIMC volunteers on Saturday, Sept. 29. Spend the day taking refuge in the sangha - socializing with friends and getting to know folks in the PIMC community as we get some necessary maintenance done on our lovely home!

Buddhist Movie Night at PIMC: "Seven Years in Tibet" (Sat., 9/8/18, 6:30pm)

Please join us for another edition of Buddhist Movie Night at PIMC. We'll be watching "Seven Years in Tibet" on Saturday, Sept. 8.  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. 

Class: Basics of Mindfulness, Fall 2018 (6 Wks)

In this introductory class, a six-week series on the Heart Of Mindfulness Practice, the basic instruction in insight meditation will be given sequentially, beginning with a focus on mindfulness of breathing, followed by mindfulness of the body, of emotions, of thoughts, of mind and of the application of mindfulness in daily life and on retreat This 6-week class is appropriate for beginners as well as for experienced meditators who want to refresh the fundamentals of their practice.