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...

[Live-Stream] WINTER/SPRING 2022: Women's Restorative Rejuvenation Circle, with Candle Summers (4 Fridays, Starting Jan. 21)

Welcome to all identifying as female, non-binary, or gender fluid.
 

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Join Robert Live Online

Weekdays 7 am - 8 am
Sundays at 10 am - 12 pm
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Watch Previous Broadcasts

Robert's YouTube channel.

Listen to Podcasts

Of previous talks here on our website.

WINTER 2022 Class: Basics of Mindfulness, with Doug Pullin (begins Jan. 27) [Live-Stream]

CLASS DETAILS:

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Events & Activities

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QiGong Half-Day Retreat Live-Stream (9am-1pm, Sat. Jan. 15, 2022)

[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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Seeking Local Sangha Support for Reopening!!!

To sangha participants who live in the greater Portland area.....

As we prepare to re-open PIMC to in-person Dharma gatherings, likely in February, we're seeking people who're available to help with the myriad tasks that will have to be done to clean the center and restore it to operating condition.

 

If you live locally and are available to help, please consider signing up using the following link.

 

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2021 YEAR-END 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 is the latest update:
 

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PIMC Building and COVID Update: OPENING PLANS (Updated Jan. 11, 2022)

The construction process is almost done, with an exceeding number of details to be completed, checked, and reviewed.
 
The completion date still isn't finalized, but it has slipped from January to sometime in February.
 
When we have a final date, we'll let you know.
 

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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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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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