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...

ALL SANGHA MEETING - Plans and Changes (Sun., April 7, 2019)

Robert invites everyone who cares about the future of Portland Insight Meditation Community to a special All Sangha Meeting on Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019.

Robert will be sharing his vision for the future of the this community and describing some changes underway that are the result of months of planning. These are happy changes - arising from our vitality and growth in recent years.

Please join us to hear how your sangha will be meeting the future. 

 

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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.

Listen to Podcasts

Of previous talks here on our website.

SIGN-UP FOR SUNDAY CHILDREN'S PROGRAM - PIMC NEEDS 2-4 VOLUNTEERS EACH SUNDAY (Posting Date: 3/19/19)

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!.... VOLUNTEER SUPPORT NEEDED FOR SUNDAY CHILDREN'S PROGRAM

Going forward, now and in the future, we need consistent volunteer help in the classroom in a way we have never had before. The program is being used more heavily than ever and the number of children has grown over the past two years.

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Events & Activities

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Class: Basics of Mindfulness, Spring 2019 (6 Wks)

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Lessons For A Good Death, Oregon Style (Wed., 4/17/19)

PIMC and Eastside Village, both Portland-based 501c3 non-profits, invite you to an empowering and engaging workshop on a taboo subject - how to plan for your "good death".
 

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Karma Yoga Service, Pizza, Potluck, and Socializing Party! (Sat., April 13, 2019)

Putting out the call for the Spring 2019 service day for PIMC volunteers on Saturday, April 13. Spend the day taking refuge in the sangha - socializing with friends and getting to know folks in the PIMC community as we get some necessary maintenance done on our lovely home!

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Monthly 1st Saturday Retreat Series at PIMC (Sat., April 6, 2019)

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Next Meeting: The PIMC Engaging the Dharma Initiative (Sun., 4/14/2019, 1-2:30pm)

Please join us for the next meeting of the PIMC "Engaging The Dharma" (ETD) initiative:

          DATE/TIME: Sun., Apr. 14 / 1:00-2:30 (after the monthly potluck)

           LOCATION:  PIMC Living Room


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Buddhist Movie Night at PIMC: "Groundhog Day" (Sat., 3/23/19, 6:30pm)

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Monthly NonViolent Communication (NVC) Practice Group at PIMC (2nd Tuesday of the month)

On Tuesday, Apr. 9, 2019, we will gather once more for our monthly NonViolent Communication practice group in the PIMC Living Room. The meeting will go from 7pm to 9:15pm.

Kirsten and Doyle will be co-leading the practices.

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