Articles & Announcements
The following are the talks given by Ruth Denison on a 1988 retreat. They were digitized by Robert McIntosh.
Dear Beloveds of Ruth,
Ruth Denison passed away gently February 26 at 3:00am. There will be a memorial service to honor Ruth's life at Wiefels Yucca Valley Mortuary, followed by a dinner at Dhamma Dena.
March 21, 2015
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
If you are unable to attend in person, the ceremony will be broadcast live over the internet: Live Stream of Ruth's Ceremony
**Cancelled - will be rescheduled soon.** Saturday, February 21, 2015 with Robert Beatty. Being alive as a separate person is one end of a polarity which includes death. We do our best to deny the reality of this truth. Much of the anxiety that we experience during our lifetime arises from this unconscious fear of death.
A one-year program of practice and study of Mindfulness Meditation as taught by the Buddha in the Satipatthana Suttra.
Are you ready to make a more significant commitment to your inner life? If so, this year long training will provide a community and teachings for your journey.
Sewer Repair Project Update
The PIMC Community has donated an amazing $5,240 since mid-December which will be matched by our anonymous donor who will continue to match any funds that come in dedicated to the replacement of the sewer system.
Saturday January 31st, from 10 am to 4 pm at PIMC, lead by Doug Pullin. Self-compassion can be cultivated. It's a courageous attitude that stands up to harm, including the harm that we inflict on ourselves through self-criticism, self-denial, or self-absorption.
Want to plan an evening of mindfulness with your friends in the Dharma? Please put December 10th at 6:30 pm on your calendars when PIMC will host a night at the movies. We will be sharing an inspiring documentary about a Vipassana mediation program that was started in Alabama several years ago.
Saturday, November 29th 9:00 to 4:00. In celebration and honoring those who have become members of the Stewardship Circle, Robert will be offering a one day retreat Become Fully Alive: A Day of Meditation for Fully Embracing Life.
PIMC exists, and thrives, through your loving presence, meditation and generosity. The Buddha taught that generosity is one of the central practices of spiritual life. By joining our Stewardship Circle you will establish ongoing support for the continued teaching of the Dharma. Your generous monthly contribution will be used to maintain and further develop the spiritual home that nourishes you, and others, so deeply.