Upcoming Holiday: Chotrul Düchen, the ‘Festival of Miracles’

February 24, 2024

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 →

Happy Tibetan New Year – Year of the Earth Dragon

February 10, 2024

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.

Lama Matt’s Reflection from the 2024 Greater Kansas City Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Service

Reflection on the Life and Vision of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr from the Buddhist Tradition.

2024 Greater Kansas City Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Service

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

Artist Wanted!

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.