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Guiding Teacher Robert Beatty and PIMC Teachers Council are pleased to present the Fall 2019 schedule. The teachers have been working for months to develop and coordinate their offerings to provide a diversity of subjects. For more information and to register, click on the links at the bottom of each listing.

We look forward to exploring the Dharma with you!!


Buddhist Movie Night at PIMC: "American Beauty" (Sat., 9/21/19, 6:30pm)

Please join us for another edition of Buddhist Movie Night at Portland Insight Meditation Community (PIMC). We'll be watching "American Beauty" on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.  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.

Next Monthly Meeting: The PIMC Engaging the Dharma Initiative (Sun., 9/1/2019, 12:30-1:30pm)

Please join us for the next meeting of the PIMC "Engaging The Dharma" (ETD) initiative, when we will plan for two exciting upcoming offerings this Fall. We’ll provide deeper details about each offering, and answer any questions about how to participate.

          DATE/TIME: Sun., Sept. 1 / 12:30-1:30pm (following the Dharma Talk)

          LOCATION:  PIMC Living Room

ETD Event: Short Workshop and Letter Writing Campaign - Helping Local Forests Cope With Global Warming (Sun., 8/25/19, 12:30-2:30pm)

PIMC's mindful social action group, Engaging The Dharma (ETD), invites you to a bite-sized workshop on how to support our beautiful local forests in the midst of global warming. While climate change is a global issue, the best place to start fixing it is right here at home! If you love our local forests and green spaces, and you're wondering what you can do to have an impact, this workshop is for you! Please join us Sunday, 8/25, after the Dharma Gathering.

ANNOUNCEMENT -- Next Regular ETD Monthly Meeting: Sun., Sept. 1, 2019 (12:30-1:30pm)

The next regularly scheduled monthly ETD meeting will be on Sunday, 9/1/19 after the Dharma Talk - 12:30-1:30pm. The monthly ETD meetings are held the first Sunday of every month.

The group will be developing plans for upcoming events and projects over the next few months. Please come, all are welcome.