#GivingTuesday is an online movement to create a national day of giving at the beginning of the holiday season. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and give.
Saturday, December 5
There’s a holiday sale and open house at the Rime Buddhist Center! The event will be held on Saturday, December 5, from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Many books will be deeply discounted and the new 2016 calendars will be available to purchase .
Cookies and hot tea will be offered.
Please plan on stopping by and stocking up on items for the holidays!
Dharma Talk Given By Lama Chuck Stanford Nov. 15, 2015
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Dharma Talk Given By Sergio Moreno Nov. 1, 2015
Dharma Talk Given By Dr. Teri Brody Oct. 18, 2015
The holidays are approaching and you can help support the Rime Buddhist Center by starting your shopping at AmazonSmile. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Rime Buddhist Center whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.
Why is it important to have a spiritual teacher? How does one enter into such a relationship intelligently? When we rely on a spiritual teacher, we will know how to modify our behavior and will actually act in this way. Devoting oneself to a spiritual teacher is a practice much misunderstood in the West, yet fundamental to the tantric Buddhism of Tibet. This class will discuss what to look for in a Spiritual Teacher as well as how students can devote themselves to their teacher.
Instructor: Lama Matthew Rice (Lobpon Palden Gocha)
Dates & Times: Three Sessions; Thursday beginning December 3, 7:45 – 9:00 p.m.
Class Fee: $20 Class fee; Text: $15.95
To register for the class, just fill out the form and bring it to the first session.
Becoming an official member of the Rime Center demonstrates your support of the Center. In addition, members receive benefits, such as discounts and invitations to special “members only” programs. The four half-hour sessions cover the following topics: 1. Introductions, and the Three Jewels; 2. Meditation, the Three Yanas, and Tibetan Buddhism; 3. The organizational structure of the Rime Center and explanation of our Sunday Service; 4. Retreats/Empowerments and Program Events and service opportunities – along with a tour of the Rime Center. Upon completion of the classes, students are inducted as new members of the Rime Center sangha and are given a mala personally blessed by H.H. Dalai Lama. Continue reading
The Rime Center is pleased to host this 24-hour interfaith meditation for the earth in conjunction with meditation sit-ins across the globe. Global start time is 8:00 am, November 1st, Paris time. This is why we will begin at 12:45 AM (we are 7 hours behind).
People of all faiths and no faith are invited to join us as we focus our meditative attention on climate crisis and environmental responsibility.
DROP IN AT ANY TIME DURING THESE 24 HOURS – STAY AS LITTLE OR AS LONG AS YOU WISH – TEA AND COOKIES PROVIDED! Continue reading