Join us for Chotrul Düchen, the ‘Festival of Miracles’. Chotrul Düchen falls on the fifteenth day of the first Tibetan month’s full moon. The following fifteen days celebrate the Buddha’s miracles to boost his disciples’ devotion. A special puja begins at 7:00 pm. The puja will be in-person and online using Zoom. Continue reading →
The Rime Center’s Chenrezig retreat is open to all skill levels. It focuses on sadhana practice like tantric liturgy chanting, meditation, and mantra. Replacing old patterns and thoughts with new ones, and overcoming obstacles. It’s an excellent practice to benefit all beings… Continue reading →
Join us as we explore the rich repository of Buddhist Sutras. We will be studying the Gold Sūtra The Buddha compares the mind of awakening to gold, which retains its purity despite being shaped into different forms. Similarly, the mind of awakening manifests in unique ways, yet its inherent nature remains unchanged. Continue reading →
Losar Tashi Delek! Happy Tibetan New Year!
Losar means New Year in Tibetan. It is the first day of the first month of the Tibetan lunar calendar. For Tibetans, Losar celebration is one the most festive periods of the year observed with a lot of religious, cultural and merrymaking events. Learn about some recommended practices that can be done for Losar. Read more.
Reflection on the Life and Vision of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr from the Buddhist Tradition.
I am grateful for the opportunity to join you today in friendship and reflection. I am thankful that we are able to take a moment out of our busy lives to embrace each other in the sacred and beloved community. In reflecting on the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, I am reminded of the Buddha’s teachings of interconnectedness, non-violence, and active compassion. Continue reading
The Rime Center is looking for artist who would like to submit an image that can be used for this year’s Losar cards. The theme for this coming Tibetan New Year is Wood Dragon. If you are interested in submitting an image, please email Lama Matt with either a jpg or png file. Submissions need to be sent by Jan 22, 2024.
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 bringing SAD onto the … Continue reading →
Join us for the Rime Center’s Zen style retreat. We will follow the practice taught by visiting teacher, Karen Maezen Miller, with a brief instruction at the beginning of the meditation. This event will be in-person with an online option… Continue reading →
Join us as we explore the rich repository of Buddhist Sutras, both Pali Canon and Tibetan Kangyur every first Sunday of the month after the Sunday Service. We will be studying the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, Setting the Wheel of Dhamma in Motion… Continue reading →