May 26, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
Have you always wanted to understand Buddhism? Buddhism is a 2,500 year old tradition that teaches us how to end pain and suffering in ourselves and others. This 8 week course will cover meditation instruction, life of the Buddha, basic Buddhist teachings, as well as practical application of these principles in daily life. Read more.
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.
June 2, 2021 @ 6pm
Interested in becoming an official member of the Rime Center? Beginning June 2nd join us at 6pm for the Rime Center’s Membership class. Upon completion of the class, students are inducted as new members of the Rime Center sangha. Read more.
June 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…
April 18, 2021 @10:30am
Lama Matthew Palden Gocha will be offering both a spirit offering and smoke offering during the Sunday Service April 18th. We will be making offerings to help establish auspicious connections for the end of the 108 Day Bodhisattva Challenge. Read more.
April 3, 2021 @ 9am
Designed to be accessible for all levels of learning, each retreat will focus on developing shamatha (calm abiding). The retreats will focus on releasing ego clinging and training the mind in compassion through mindfulness meditation. Beginners are encouraged to attend. Read more.
March 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
The Rime Center is looking for volunteers to help spread mulch at the new meditation garden site. We are asking volunteers to bring basic garden tools such as rakes, shovels, etc. Volunteers should also bring a pair of heavy duty garden gloves.
April 11, 2021 @ 1pm
The Rime Sangha will be meeting up at the Shawnee Mission Park on Sunday April 11th at 1pm for a socially distant hike through the park. We will be hiking the Gary L. Haller Trail and Mill Creek Trail at Shawnee Mission Park… Read more.
March 16, 2021 @ 6pm
The Rime Center’s Program Committee will be having a planning session on Tuesday, March 16th at 6pm. This will be a Zoom event so please email Lama Matt if you would like to join. Please come with you ideas for our Summer programs.
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March 13 @ 9am
What is Zen? See for yourself at a free, two-hour introduction to Zen meditation on Saturday, March 13 at 9am CST on Zoom. Zen teacher Maezen Miller‘s Dewdrop Sangha in partnership with the Rime Center are hosting this wonderful opportunity to learn about establishing a Zen practice. Read more.