I am writing these words in response to repeated requests from many people around the world. Today, we are passing through an exceptionally difficult time due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more…
In light of major closings and cancellations due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Kansas City community members have begun coordinating efforts to address the needs of our neighbors. The good folks at The Beacon have created a page will be updated frequently that lists resources available. Check it out here.
While the Rime Center is closed due to the COVID-19 threat the Rime Center will be using Zoom to meet for our Sunday Service and other program and classes. Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing platform that can be used for video conferencing meetings, audio conferencing, webinars, meeting recordings, and live chat. Find out more…
The Rime Center’s Update about the Coronavirus
Due to the urgency of the COVID-19 public health emergency and imminent rapid progression of the pandemic in our area, the regional partners: Jackson County, Missouri; Johnson County, Kansas; Kansas City, Missouri and the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas announced details of orders for residents to stay home except for essential needs. Watch the press conference announcement on Facebook here, https://www.facebook.com/jocogov/videos/2810638712364189/
All jurisdictions will issue orders that will stay in effect for 30 days from the effective date, March 24, with consideration after 30 days of whether to prolong these orders beyond that date, based on public health and critical care information available at that time.
Examples of essential businesses and services that will remain open during this time:
- Government services
- Infrastructure projects
- Child care
- Health care
- Grocery stores
- Delivery/carry-out/drive-through services from restaurants
For those of you who were attending Lindsay’s yoga class on Thursdays, she has recorded this video for you to use at home. Experience mind, body and spirit connection through the practice of yoga.
Listen in as Raj Valluri and Lama Matthew Palden Gocha talk about the conceptual drawings for the proposed Rime Center. Then give us your feedback on the design with this link, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GXBF2NT
The health and safety of our community is the Rime Center’s highest priority. COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to spread throughout the country and it is important for us to share how we can impede its impact. We are closely monitoring guidance from the Jackson County, MO and Johnson County, KS Dept of Health and local health officials. We will continue to rely on their recommendations and expertise to inform our decisions. The risk of contracting COVID-19 remains low for those who have not been in close contact with someone diagnosed with the virus. Continue reading
Dharma talk given by Lama Matthew Palden Gocha on March 8th, 2020.
Music by Barefoot Bran Music.
Videos shown included:
- A Plea For The Animals
- What is the Buddhist practice of animal liberation? (Interview with Geshe Sherab)
- The Venerable Dhammananda and the importance of not eating animals