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.

Saturday Retreat - Brahma Vihara Practices

Frank Leder and Robert Beatty, Saturday December 16th.

Robert and Frank are Dharma brothers, sharing Ruth Denison as their teacher. Frank is coming from Germany once again this year to teach at PIMC.


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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.

Special Performance of "The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge", Sun 12/17 at 1pm

A family-friendly theater performance based on Charles Dickens's "A Christmas Carol" - The classic parable about the gifts of generosity, kindness, and community.

Ebenezer Scrooge is a nasty, mean and snarling old geezer, with no care for anything other than his money. His one and only friend visits him as a ghost, and starts him on a journey that melts his icy heart, and teaches him the joys of caring for, and giving to others.


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Events & Activities

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QiGong Workshop December 9 at 10am

The final Half-Day of practice for 2017 is scheduled for Saturday December 9th doing mindful movement and contemplating some inspirational reflections from a variety of traditions.


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