December 31st, 2015 at 6 a.m.
The Rime Buddhist center will host the 30th Annual World Peace Meditation, an interfaith gathering, on Thursday, December 31, at 6:00 a.m. (*please arrive by 5:30 a.m.). The program will consist of religious observances from various cultures and faith traditions including Native American smudging, Tibetan Buddhist chanting and meditation, Christian prayer, devotional music, Sufi dancing, and the Muslim “call to prayer.”
This years keynote speaker will be Kansas City, MO mayor Sly James. Members of the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council will offer a prayer for peace from each of their faith traditions. A highlight of the event will be the presentation of the Bodhisattva Award. Our award this year will be given to Lama Chuck Stanford, founder of the Rime Buddhist Center.