Robert Beatty

Robert Beatty is the founder and guiding teacher of the Portland Insight Meditation Community. He brings forty years of Buddhist Dharma practice and training in western therapies 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 humour, poetry and drumming to teach meditation for everyday life, including intimate relationships, parenting, work, social engagement, and community.