The Rime Center will be hosting an online half day retreat September 4th from 9 am till noon. Designed to be accessible for all levels of learning, the retreat will focus on releasing ego clinging and training the mind in compassion through mindfulness meditation. Read more.
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…
The Rime Center will have a booth at this years Kansas City Pride 2021. Stop by the booth and say hi! We will have stickers to hand out as well as information about Buddhism and the Rime Center. Click on the button below if your interested in helping out with the booth. Volunteer to Help.
The Rime Sangha will be meeting up at the Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center on Sunday August 15th at 6pm for a socially distant hike through the park. We will be hiking the Bethany Falls Trail. It is a 1.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Blue Springs, Read more.
“This crisis shows us that we are not separate from one another—even when we are living apart. Therefore, we all have a responsibility to exercise compassion and help.” – H.H. Dalai Lama
Thank you for your compassionate support.
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…
The Rime Sangha will be meeting up at the Weston Bend State Park on Sunday July 18th at 6pm for a socially distant hike through the park. We will be hiking the West Ridge Trail. It is a 2.4 mile loop trail located near Weston, Missouri that features a river and… Read more.
Juneteenth is the oldest nationwide remembrance of the ending of slavery in the United States. Union soldiers led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas, with the news that the war had ended and emancipation was granted to the enslaved on June 19, 1865, almost two and a half years after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863.
There are many celebrations and events planned for Juneteenth in Kansas City and plenty of ways to participate. Please visit www.juneteenth-kc.com for a listing of celebratory and community service activities. In addition, additional information on the African American history in Kansas City and the nation can be found here – https://www.juneteenth-kc.com/history. In Buddhism, we believe in carrying the Bodhisattva spirit in our hearts and engaging in altruistic actions to benefit all sentient. The Rime Center and the Social Justice Committee encourages the sangha to reflect on the significance of this day.
His Holiness Dalai Lama’s Daily Prayer – “May the frightened cease to be afraid, and those bound be freed; May the powerless find power, and may people think of benefiting each other”
It is with a sad heart to announce the passing of long time sangha member Kathy Ellis. Kathy passed away June 9, 2021. Kathy had been a long time active sangha member and Service Guild member. We will be having a special practice session for Kathy. She will be missed. You can find out information about her obituary, memorial, and send flowers from the Charter Funerals of Kansas City, MO.
Join us this Wednesday, June 16th, at 7pm for a special practice session of four-arm Chenrezig. Continue reading