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Transforming your Life with Love and Silence

Mountain Waters Retreat, Nelson BC with Robert, July 8-20, 2017.

You are capable of great wisdom, boundless love, true compassion, and deep-seated ease. And yet all to often our human experience is clouded by painful moods, mental compulsions, addictions, and difficult psychological scripts from the past. For thousands of years, people have used Buddhist meditation as a way of training the mind and elevating consciousness to free themselves from anxiety, self-criticism, depression, and fear.

Robert's New YouTube Channel

Due to an unfortunate mishap Robert's YouTube channel got deleted. We've created a new one here and already begun to upload content to it. New videos will be posted here from now on. If you were subscribed to the old channel and wish to receive notifications of new videos, please go ahead and subscibe to the new one. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Thank You Sunday - PIMC Pizza Party

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.

Introduction to Heart Cultivation

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.

PIMC Talent Night

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!

Stewardship Circle Retreat

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.
Author unknown

Skillful Speech 200

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).