Karen Maezen Miller – Ordinary Mind is the Way


November 11-13th, 2016

No Set Fee – Pay Whatever You Can Afford

255143_2101125735707_5486565_nZen priest Karen Maezen Miller will lead a meditation retreat focused on a fundamental Zen teaching: Ordinary mind is the Way. The emphasis will be on realizing the Dharma in our everyday activities and interactions with one another. The retreat will include zazen (Zen meditation), walking meditation, chanting, numerous Q&As, and the opportunity to meet privately with Maezen. The teachings are personal and informal, and will take place in the Rime Center’s upstairs shrine room.
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Three Important Points for Dharma Practice

Dharma talk given by Younge Khachab Rinpoche August 28th, 2016

Venerable Younge Khachab Rinpoche VII is the Younge family lineage holder, a treasure revealer and a true nonsectarian scholar and Dzogchen yogi. Younge Khachab Rinpoche is considered to be a highly qualified Tantra and Dzogchen teacher. His training has incorporated the view and meditations of the four main schools. He believes in the transmission of the uncompromised, pure teachings of the oral and textual lineages. He represents the Rime philosophical tradition, established in part by Jamgon Khamtrul, incorporating the best the four schools in Tibetan Buddhism have to offer.

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Social Justice Book Club Fall Schedule

The Rime Buddhist Center offers the Social Justice Book Club. The group meets at 7:45 pm to discuss books about Social Justice. The upcoming schedule for the fall is listed below.

September 18th

Invisible ManInvisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man’s Education by Mychal Denzel Smith

How do you learn to be a black man in America? For young black men today, it means coming of age during the presidency of Barack Obama. It means witnessing the deaths of Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Akai Gurley, and too many more. It means celebrating powerful moments of black self-determination for LeBron James, Dave Chappelle, and Frank Ocean. Continue reading