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.
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Seattle Retreat with Robert

Join Robert for a weekend retreat on April 4th and 5th at Nalanda West in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle.

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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

*These activities are broadcast only when Robert is teaching. Please see the calendar for details

The Basics of Mindfulness

6 week class starting April 23rd 2015 - Doug Pullin
1. Develop a healthier relationship with your thoughts.
2. Develop more balance with your emotions.
3. Become more in touch with your body and mind.

For more info visit here, to register click here.

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What is Insight Meditation

Insight meditation, or Vipassana, has been practiced since the time of the Buddha, 2500 years ago. It originates in one of the three great streams of Buddhism, called the Theravada tradition. Theravada is practiced primarily in Thailand, Burma, India, Sri Lanka, and other parts of Southeast Asia. The other two streams are Mahayana, practiced mainly in China, Japan and Korea, and Vajrayana, practiced mainly in Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan. More...

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