SELF AND NOT SELF: WHO AM I REALLY?
Articles & Announcements
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.
Transgender people are among the most vulnerable and misunderstood in our culture. How can we make our community one in which transgender people can feel safer and more comfortable?
Announcing the next meeting of the PIMC Engaging The Dharma initiative on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 1pm, right after the Dharma gathering. We're going to build on the progress made in the inaugural meeting on 10/28.
Portland Insight Meditation Community (PIMC) is honored to be partnering with the international Buddhist charity, Tzu Chi USA, to present an evening of films sharing stories of socially engaged Buddhism in the United States and beyond. Helping those in need is vital in today's unbalanced and turbulent world, and these films demonstrate how we can all play a part in spreading and practicing the wisdom of altruistic service.
In answer to the question: What is most important to you in bringing about a more environmentally sustainable, socially just, spiritually fulfilling world? What qualities/principles can we bring as Buddhists (or followers of the dharma) to this?
• The work starts inside, individually: small intentional shifts, taking a stand
• Focus on love
• Come to this work from the 5 precepts/compassion/loving kindness