Join us as we celebrate peace! The Rime Buddhist Center will host the 37th Annual World Peace Meditation the morning of December 31st, at 6:00 am. This event is free and open to everyone, but space is limited, so please RSVP.
The Rime Center will be hosting a special online puja to commemorate Bodhi Day. It is the Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that Shakyamuni Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment, also known as bodhi in Sanskrit and Pali. Bodhi Day is observed in many mainstream Mahayana traditions. Register in advance for this event to get the Zoom link.
Interested in becoming an official member of the Rime Center? Beginning Wednesday December 7th, join us at 7:45 pm for our membership class. Upon completion of the classes, students are inducted as new members of the Rime Center sangha and are given a mala personally blessed by H.H. Dalai Lama. This event will be in-person and online. Read more.
Join us for a story sharing experience where all are equal and have uninterrupted opportunities to speak from the heart, while others listen from the heart, as the talking piece moves around the circle. The theme will be about gratitude and community. Read more.
Join us for our last online half-day meditation for the year. The retreat will focus on releasing ego clinging and training the mind in compassion through mindfulness meditation. Beginners are encouraged to attend. Read more.
Join local community and national leaders on Thursday, November 17th at 1 PM CST in the fight to hold Roger Golubski and the KCKPD accountable for their crimes against the residents of Kansas City, Kansas. If you are unable to attend the rally, tune in to the livestream at YouTube.com/@teamroc. Read more.
On October 21,2022, the offices and community center of the Dialogue Institute of Kansas City and Kansas City Raindrop Foundation, was the target of vandalism. Three teenage vandals broke in through a window and ransacked the building leaving a swastika, the anarchy symbol and obscene phrases scrawled across walls. On Nov 10, 2022 Lama Matt and other community leaders came together to stand in solidarity with the Dialogue Institute and Raindrop against this act of hate. Lama Matt read the following statement at the event.
The Buddha taught about our interconnectedness to all sentient beings around us. In the Buddhist scripture, The Flower Garland Sutra, the Buddha uses the metaphor of Indra’s net. Continue reading