Member Profile Summer 2017

Member Profile – Jo Valluri

  1. Hometown: Olathe, Kansas (born in Washim, India)
  2. Your role at the Rime Buddhist Center? Sangha member
  3. Day Job: Nurse Educator, Mom, Wife.
  4. Description of your hobbies: Gardening, Cooking, Traveling, Reading.
  5. What led you to the Dharma? Curiosity about meditation, and an opportunity to live an authentically compassionate life.
  6. Tell us something that most people don’t know about you? I have met a lot of famous people. Top three,Michael Jackson, Mother Teresa, and HH The Dalai Lama many ago.
  7. What Buddhist Book would you recommend and why? I do love Allan Wallace’s Buddhism With An Attitude: The Tibetan Seven-Point Mind Training. Hope to reread it after graduate school.

Meditations by Lama Matthew Rice Summer 2017

Classes with Geshe Thinley and the 2nd Annual Bodhisattva Challenge

It is exciting times at the Rime Buddhist Center. With Geshe Thinley’s arrival we are looking at ways that he can be of benefit to the Rime Center and greater Kansas City community. One of the main benefits Geshe-la is looking forward to is teaching the Buddhadharma, and what better way to do that then to offer a Summer time course to those who would be interested in studying with Geshe-la. Continue reading

Hitting the Essence in Three Words with Lama Lena

July 28–30, 2017

We are delighted to welcome back Lama Lena to the Rime Center, July 28 through 30. Lama Lena will be teaching on Patrul Rinpoche’s Hitting the Essence in Three Words: “The Special Teaching of the Wise and Glorious King”. Lama Lena is a highly accomplished yogini in the Dzogchen tradition who will deliver very clear and accurate teachings on Dzogchen. She is accessible, easy to relate to, open to questions, and willing to deal directly with many of the questions to which we are seeking answers.

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Rime Buddhist Center Welcomes Tibetan Buddhist Monk as Geshe in Residence

Distinguished Tibetan monk from the Drepung Gomang Monastery, arrives this month.

The Rime Buddhist Center & Tibetan Institute of Studies, invites you to welcome the arrival of Geshe Tsewang Thinley, during the Sunday service, on March 19th beginning at 10:30 a.m., followed by a meet and greet with Geshe Thinley from 12-2 p.m.

During his stay at the Rime Buddhist Center, Geshe Thinley, a representative of the Drepung Gomang Monastery of South India, Thinley will teach Tibetan Buddhist classes, perform religious services, host meditations, and participate in several areas of community outreach. He will remain in residence in Kansas City for up to two years.

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Winter/Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Welcome to The Rime Buddhist Center’s new core curriculum. To help accommodate those who are looking to gain a deeper and more comprehensive understanding of Tibetan Buddhism we have revamped our core classes beginning this year. This semester you will see Rime favorites like the Meditation Workshop and Basics of Buddhism. However, to help develop sangha members for the upcoming Shedra program we are encouraging sangha members to take the Tier 2 classes. Look for details below on this exciting opportunity to deepen your practice with the support of fellow practitioners. Continue reading

Drepung Gomang Monks Sacred Art Tour Returns to Kansas City

December 13 – January 2nd, 2017

Drepung MonksThe Rime Buddhist Center is once gain honored to host the Drepung Gomang Sacred Art Tour. This tour shares the compassion and wisdom of Tibetan Buddhist culture throughout the country.  The Monks will be in Kansas City, December 13 through January 2. Please visit the KC tour Facebook page for event details, Drepung Gomang Tour – Kansas City.

Upcoming Retreats

Visiting Teachers

Kum Nye – Tibetan Yoga Workshop with Santosh Philip

Friday September 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM CDT
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Sunday September 24, 2017 at 12:00 PM CDT

Ven. Phakyab Rinpoche: The Healing Power of the Mind

Friday October 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM CST
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Sunday October 15, 2017 at 3:00 PM CST

Lama Rod Owens: Radical Dharma

Friday November 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM CST
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Sunday November 12, 2017 at 3:00 PM CST