Portland Insight
Meditation Community

The Portland Insight Meditation Community is an experiment in American Buddhism. 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.

Stewardship Circle Retreat

March 5, 2016 - A Day of Meditation and Opening The Heart with Robert Beatty and Kate Staples

Life is Difficult!
As you have no doubt discovered, the journey of awakening brings one into contact with previously denied or unknown discomforts. We awaken to the vicissitudes of life: birth/death, pleasure/pain, gain/loss, fame/disrepute, sickness/health, and more.


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Watch Sunday Broadcast Live on UStream!

PIMC on UStream

10:00am - Group Meditation
10:40am - QiGong with Jim Dalton
11:00am - Dharma Talk with Robert Beatty

Watch Previous Broadcasts

Either here on our website or directly on Robert's YouTube channel.

Seattle Retreat with Robert

Join Robert for a weekend retreat on April 9th and 10th at Nalanda West in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle.

For more information and to register see here...


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Spirit Rock Memorial for Ruth - Video

Spirit Rock has generously allowed open access to the video record of the memorial service for Ruth that was held there October 18, 2015.


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