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.

Nelson BC Retreat: July 18-30, 2015

A Buddist Path to Love and Happiness Mindfulness Meditation Retreat with Robert Beatty. This 12 day retreat will give you ample opportunity to drop beneath the busyness of day to day life and reconnect with yourself in a deep and heartfelt way.


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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

Ruth Denison Retreat Talks

The following are the talks given by Ruth Denison on a 1988 retreat. They were digitized by Robert McIntosh.


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Events & Activities

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Dharma Consultations

Do you have questions about your practice? Beginning this Sunday the Dharma Leaders are offering 20-minute, individual consultations following the Dharma Talk. You can sign up in advance and a sign-up sheet will be available each Sunday if appointments remain unfilled.

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