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. Dec. 18, 2021)

[NOTE: JIM DALTON ALSO TEACHES OTHER QI GONG AND TAI CHI CLASSES. PLEASE USE HIS WEBSITE LINK BELOW TO SEE HIS OTHER OFFERINGS.]
 
QiGong in the comfort of your home!!!
 

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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.

[Live-Stream] Retreat - Working with the 5 Faculties or Strengths, with Candle Summers (Sat., Dec. 4, 2021)

This retreat will be hosted on Zoom.

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Events & Activities

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[Live-Stream] Stay At Home Virtual Retreat, with Robert Beatty & Jim Dalton - Attendance Limited to 25 (Jan. 7-12, 2022)

 

Start 2022 with a Five-Day Mindfulness Meditation Retreat. Stay in the comfort and safety of your own home and still experience the benefits of an extended practice opportunity. 

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Online Offerings: Schedule of Online Meditation Gatherings

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

https://conta.cc/3yRcnmq

 

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DONATE HERE: Support Your Dharma Center

 

To donate, please click          HERE

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UPDATE: PIMC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee Actions

Earlier this year, in response to concerns in the community, a committee was formed to investigate and suggest improvements on how PIMC can be more welcoming and inclusive to all people. 
 
Here are the latest updates: 

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PIMC Building and COVID Update: OPENING PLANS (Updated Nov. 11, 2021)

 
The PIMC building is currently in a process of construction for a wheel chair ramp/seismic upgrades, we hope to open and rejoin in community late-December to early January.

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

 

Link - Statement of Support from PIMC Teachers Council

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