The Way of Tenderness – Online Book Discussion

November 3, 2021 @ 7:45 pm

The Rime Center’s Rainbow Body Meditation Group is proud to sponsor a four week discussion on The Way of Tenderness. In The Way of Tenderness, Zen priest Zenju Earthlyn Manuel brings Buddhist philosophies of emptiness and appearance to bear on race, sexuality, and gender, using wisdom forged through personal experience and practice to rethink problems of identity and privilege. Read more…

Four Thoughts for Turning the Mind Toward the Dharma – Online

November 3, 2021 @ 7:45 pm

This class focuses on the four thoughts that turn the mind toward the Dharma. These are the four contemplations are namely: 1) the difficulty of finding the freedoms and advantages, and 2) the impermanence of life, which turn the mind away from the concerns of this life; and the reflections on 3) the defects of samsara, and on 4) action (karma: cause and effect), which turn the mind away from our attitudes and conduct with respect to future lives. Read more…

Radical Dharma: An Online Book Discussion

October 11, 2021 @ 7:45 pm

The Rime Center’s Social Justice Committee is proud to sponsor a 5 week online book discussion on Radical Dharma. Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation, ignites a long-overdue dialogue about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out in society at large and Buddhist communities in particular. Read more…

Fall Class Schedule is Here!

To get more information or to register for a class click on the class title or the find out more link. These classes are available to EVERYONE. We have “Suggested Fees,” however pay whatever you can afford for the class. Everyone is welcome! It is our hope that some will pay more to cover those who can’t afford the usual fee. We simply want everyone to have access to these wonderful classes. Choose “Pay at the Door” if you are unable to afford to class fee. 
 

Establishing a Daily Practice & Q&A with Lama Matt – Online

September 29, 2021 @ 7:45pm

Have you been looking to establish a daily practice, but don’t know where to begin? In this online pop-up course Lama Matt will introduce you to three levels practice. These different levels of practice are related to the practitioners ability. The course will cover setting up a shrine, making offerings, meditation practice, and conduct. Read more…

Upcoming Class: Free Online Meditation Workshop

September 22, 2021

Want to learn to meditate, but just don’t know how to get started? Join us online for this free meditation workshop. The wonderful thing about meditation is that it can be used anywhere, and has been proven to lower blood pressure, relieve stress, and help you cope with anxiety. In this one session workshop you will learn this simple technique that can change your life. Read more…

Upcoming Class: Working With Tantric Sadhanas & Q&A with Lama Matt

September 15, 2021

Have you received empowerment from a teacher and asked to do a sadhana practice, but you are unsure what it all means? In this online pop-up course Lama Matt will introduce you to the practice of the three samadhis. Lama Matt will also hold space for questions that you might be having with your personal sadhana practice. Read more…

Black and Buddhist: A Book Discussion

August 4, 2021 @ 7:45 pm

The Rime Center’s Social Justice Committee is proud to sponsor a 4 week discussion on Black and Buddhist. We will be discussing the book Black and Buddhist, which brings together a powerful collection of writings from African American teachers who are from all the major Buddhist traditions, as they tell their stories of how race and Buddhist practice have intersected in their lives. Read more…