Happy PRIDE!

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This month the Rime Center and the Rainbow Body Meditation Group will be celebrating pride month.

Join us online Thursdays at 7:30 pm for our Trans Buddhist Voices class. While trans, genderqueer, and nonbinary practitioners have experienced empowerment and healing through their commitment to the Three Jewels, they also share their experiences of isolation, transphobia, and aggression. In the book Transcending we will read about the firsthand accounts, thoughts, and reflections. You will need to register to get the Zoom lin.

Volunteers Needed for Sunday Service!

The Rime Center is looking for volunteers to help run the Zoom meeting during the Sunday Service on Sundays from 10:30am-12pm. Volunteers would need to be familiar with hosting Zoom meetings and running PowerPoint/Google Slide presentations. Volunteers will also need to be on-site at the Rime Center at 10am and be able to stay throughout the entire service. Masks are required when at the Rime Center.

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Message for Earth Day 2021

On Earth Day 2021, I appeal to my brothers and sisters throughout the world to look at both the challenges and the opportunities before us on this one blue planet that we share.

I often joke that the moon and stars look beautiful, but if any of us tried to live on them, we would be miserable. This planet of ours is a delightful habitat. Its life is our life, its future our future. Indeed, the earth acts like a mother to us all. Like children, we are dependent on her. In the face of such global problems as the effect of global heating and depletion of the ozone layer, individual organizations and single nations are helpless. Unless we all work together, no solution can be found. Our mother earth is teaching us a lesson in universal responsibility.

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Help Support Give SevenDays

April 13-25, 2021

Join Lama Matt and other Rime Sangha members as we participate in this year’s Give SevenDays events. Following the April 13, 2014 tragedy at the Jewish Community Campus and Village Shalom in Overland Park, Kansas, a group of caring individuals decided that we, as a community, have the power to outshine and overcome such senseless acts of hate. SevenDays is a challenge for young and old, to embrace diversity across races, religions and cultures. Continue reading

Saga Dawa Düchen

May 26, 2021 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Saga Dawa Duchen is one of the most important sacred Buddhist days. The Rime Center will have meditation sessions throughout the day (8am-5pm) for people to meditate on their own. Reserve your spot today.

The Rime Center will also be hosting a special online puja to commemorate Saga Dawa Duchen beginning at 6:00 pm and will be led by Geshe Lharampa Tsewang Thinley. This will be using Zoom so click on the button to register in advance.

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Founders Day

Lama Chuck and MaryJune 5, 2021

Founders Day has been established as a way to honor the legacy of our founders, Lama Chuck and Mary Stanford. Founders Day has been set to occur on June 5th, the Saturday closest to June 8th, Lama Chuck’s birthday. As a celebration of homecoming we use this time to welcome back former sangha members and celebrate the organization’s existence with pujas, meditation practices, and family activities. Read more…