November 16 – 18, 2018
We are extremely delighted to welcome back to Kansas City and the Rime Center Lama Rod Owen, November 16th & 18th. Lama Rod will be teaching on how we can achieve liberation through love and rage.
Welcome to The Rime Buddhist Center’s summer curriculum. This semester Geshe Lharampa Tsewang Thinley will continue to lead classes on Shantideva’s Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra. There are also exciting classes that will be offered on Wednesday evenings. Look for details below on these opportunities to deepen your practice with the support of fellow practitioners.
The Social Justice Committee is pleased to announce this fall’s topic study will be wrongful convictions. On September 23rd, The Innocence Project will be in attendance for the Sunday service. On October 16th, the film screening will be Time Simply Passes. The film screening will begin at 7:45. The social justice book title for the fall is Blind Injustice: A Former Prosecutor Exposes the Psychology and Politics of Wrongful Convictions The book will be for sale in the bookstore in September. Discussion of the book will be on November 13th. at 7:45pm. All are welcome to participate.
October 31, 2018
Lha Bab Düchen occurs on the 22nd day of the ninth Tibetan month. Buddha’s mother Mayadevi was reborn in Indra’s heaven. To repay her kindness and to liberate her, and also to benefit the gods, Buddha spent three months teachings in the realm of the gods. When he was about to return to this world, Indra and Brahma manifested three stairs of 80,000 yojanas each reaching this world in Sankisa. As the Buddha walked down the central one, they accompanied him to his left and right carrying umbrellas to honor him. He descended to earth in Sankisa, which is located in modern Uttar Pradesh, and which is counted among the eight holy places. Continue reading
To Have a Spiritual Home
“Your spiritual home is the place where you feel that you belong, usually because your ideas or attitudes are the same as those of the people who live there.” – Collins Dictionary
Proceeds from the sale of this digital album go directly to the Rime Center to help raise funds for the temple project. Bran will be opening for Gerald Trimble July 20th at 6pm for the Benefit Concert for the Rime Center Temple Project.