Rime Sangha Hike – Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

October 16, 2021 @ 9am

The Rime Sangha will conclude with a final hike at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve on Saturday October 16th. It will be an all day outing since the park is about a two hour drive from Kansas City. Sangha member Beniah has offered to carpool in his van, which holds about 10 people. The caravan to the Tallgrass Prairie will leave at 9 am from the Rime Center and should get us to the park around 11am. Read more.

New Proposed Meditation/Prayer Hall

The Rime Board have been working with local architect Joel Marquardt with ArchETexture Works, to construct a meditation/prayer hall for the Rime Buddhist Center. Thanks to Joel’s expert advice the Rime Board decided that the most cost effective way to build the meditation/prayer hall would be to add it on to the back of the 2939 Wayne Ave property.

Preliminary Concept Design – Click on the image to enlarge.

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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. 

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…

Mask Mandate Beginning August 1st for all Indoor In-Person Gatherings

KCMO Mayor Quinton Lucas has reinstated the mask mandate. We ask that you wear your mask for all indoor in-person gatherings.

“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.

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…