Southern Christian Leadership Conference – GKC will be holding their annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mass Celebration over a Virtual Webinar platform and on their Facebook page. The theme this year is “Defending Democracy, Making Peace, and Advancing Justice.”
The Letter from Birmingham Jail 2021 Project will involve hundreds of individual religious leaders, community activists and dozens of groups from across the nation. The 3-week series of virtual gatherings (Webinars) will center on one of Dr. King’s greatest statements concerning racial justice in America. Find out more…
The Rime Center is offering a Zen style retreat online using Zoom. We will be observing noble silence throughout the retreat.
If we can practice bodhicitta, develop patience, and pacify all disharmony in our own home, then we have prepared the way leading to the development of limitless bodhicitta. If, on the other hand, we cannot maintain patience and harmony in our own home with our own family, then it is very unlikely that we will be able to do this with respect to all sentient beings, who are infinite in number. – Kalu Rinpoche
As is our yearly tradition, we are inviting you to participate in our program of Holiday Cards for Buddhist Inmates. Packets will be available for the first 12 people who would like to participate this year. All you have to do is purchase postage stamps $11, write a message and drop the cards in the mail. It’s so simple and yet it makes such a difference in the lives of our Buddhist inmates. If you are interested in participating please fill out the following form to let up know if you will be picking up your packet. If you live in the Kansas City metro we can also arrange to have the packet dropped off to your home.
GivingTuesday is an online movement to create a national day of giving at the beginning of the holiday season. On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and give.
TWELVE ways to support the Rime Buddhist Center this holiday season: Continue reading