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Introduction to Meditation and Buddhist Psychology (Eight Week Class)

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Do you long for happiness and contentment?Intro to Meditaiton and Buddhist Psychology ( 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

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. Jan 27, Feb. 3,10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17
Location: Portland Insight Meditation Center
6536 SE Duke Street, Portland OR 97206
Registration: To save your place, send deposit of $80 payable to PIMC .
Remainder due at first class.
Information: Call 503-223-2214 or send e-mail to

The starting date for this series of classes will be determined shortly. If you would like to be contacted when the dates are certain please use the link below and put a check mark in the box that says, "January 2009 Intro to Meditation Class"

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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 ever be turned away from a PIMC activity for lack of funds. For financial assistance call Robert at 503-223-2214
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