Introduction to Meditation
 and Buddhist Psychology

An Eight Week Class with:

Robert Beatty


Robert Beatty
Robert Beatty MES MSW

is the founder and guiding teacher of the Portland Insight Meditation Community. He brings 35 years of Buddhist Dharma practice to his teaching and work with individuals. Robert is a member of the first wave of lay Theravada Buddhist teachers who brought Buddhism from Asia to America. Robert uses humor, poetry and drumming to teach meditation for everyday life, including intimate relationships, parenting, work, and community. 

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Do you long for happiness and contentment? Are you looking for relief from physical or emotional suffering?  Does your mind torture you with self-criticism? Do you have chronic pain, anxiety, depression, worry?  Have you tried meditation before and given up because it seemed too hard or that you were incapable? Are you curious what life is really about? Is it really, finally, time to take charge of your life? If so--join in this eight week class.
With the skilled and compassionate guidance of Robert Beatty who has taught meditation to thousands of people during the last thirty years you will learn the fundamentals of meditation and establish yourself in a daily practice. You will learn how to bring Mindfulness into every activity of your life. Each class will include guided meditation, instruction, and time for questions. There is no test at the end of the class. Your increased contentment, emotioinal resilience and happiness are the outcomes
Location: Portland Insight Meditation Center
                     6536 SE Duke 

Books for the class: Mindfulness in Plain English by Henapola Gunaratana. The Power of Mindfulness, Nyanaponika Thera.  Both may be downloaded online.

Cost: $160 for the series of eight classes. See financial policy below.

Time: 7 - 9 PM Tuesday evenings.  January 12 - March 2
Information:  Call 503-223-2214 or
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Please complete this form and mail to PIMC, 6536 SE Duke Portland, OR 97206.
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No one will be turned away from a PIMC activity for lack of funds.
The suggested cost for this eight session class is $160. If this cost is more than you are able to pay at this time, please indicate the scholarship payment that you can afford.

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