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...

QiGong Half-Day Retreat Live-Stream (9am-1pm, Sat. April 17, 2021)

QiGong in the comfort of your home!!!
 
Please join Jim for the next QiGong half-day retreat coming to you via Zoom on  your computer,  on  Saturday, April 17.

 

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Join Robert Live Online

Weekdays 7 am - 8 am
Sundays at 10 am - 12 pm
JOIN HERE

Watch Previous Broadcasts

Robert's YouTube channel.

Listen to Podcasts

Of previous talks here on our website.

Online Offerings: Schedule of Online Meditation Gatherings

Please use the following link to see the schedule of existing online meditation gatherings:

 https://conta.cc/31ZEVwf

 

 

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Events & Activities

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Maintaining Community and Staying Connected in a Time of Separation

As we all hunker down and adapt to the new normal of social distancing and proactive self-isolation in the age of coronavirus, the PIMC teachers and staff are committed to maintaining and encouraging community connection via the internet, something that humanity did not have access to in previous pandemics.

Even though we cannot meet in-person for the time being, we remain a community.

HELPING THOSE IN NEED

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Class: Intro to Heart Cultivation, with Doug Pullin (Spring 2021 - begins Apr. 29)

 

Please join Doug in a guided exploration of the four Brahmaviharas.

Each class will focus on one of the four Brahmaviharas with the final class being an opportunity to practice integration into daily life. The format for classes includes a Dharma talk, guided meditation, discussion, interactive exercises and take home practices.

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[Live-Stream] 1st Saturday Retreat Series at PIMC, with Gary Sanders (Sat., May 1, 2021)

Gary Sanders looks forward to sharing the May edition of the 1st Saturday Retreat with you.

This retreat will be hosted on Zoom.

 

Date/Time: Saturday, May 1, 2021 9 AM - 2 PM (with a one-hour break for lunch)

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Class: 8-Week Practice and Study with Robert Beatty (Spring 2021 - begins Apr. 21)

 

This special online Zoom class is an opportunity to dive more deeply into your meditation, both on and off the cushion, with Robert as your guide.

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New Interview with PIMC Founder Robert Beatty: "How to Meditate," on the STIMULUS Podcast, with Rob Orman, MD

In a new podcast uploaded on Jan. 25, Dr. Rob Orman, MD, talks with Robert about the basics of meditative practice.

Robert walks through the basics of meditation, how to start a meditation practice, principles of mindfulness, understating the roots of suffering, how concentrating on the breath can lead to insight, and healthy vs unhealthy coping. Don't miss this lively and thoughtful podcast episode!

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[Live-Stream] Monthly Metta For Racial Justice (3rd Wednesday - April 21, 2021)

PLEASE JOIN THE PIMC RACIAL JUSTICE CORE GROUP

for

MONTHLY METTA FOR RACIAL JUSTICE

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

 6:00 – 7:00 PM

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"Mindfulness for a Happy Life," Robert's and Laura's Book, is Out in the World !!!!!!

 

 

https://conta.cc/2ZGRcVR

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PIMC 's Statement Regarding Social Justice and Support of #BlackLivesMatter

 

Link - Statement of Support from PIMC Teachers Council

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DONATE HERE: Support Your Dharma Center

 

To donate, please click          HERE

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