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...
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PIMC is pleased to offer a new Skillful Speech series of classes for Summer/Fall 2018, to teach the foundational skills of NonViolent Communication (NVC)... or, as experienced NVC folks say, how to "speak giraffe".
Please join us for another edition of Buddhist Movie Night at PIMC. We'll be watching "Kung Fu Panda" on Saturday, July 14. 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.All posts »
Please join us on Saturday, July 21 for our monthly PIMC QiGong half-day retreat, taught by Jim Dalton. The retreats are always on the third Saturday of the month, 10am-2pm.
No experience is necessary and beginners are welcome.