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.
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.
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.
September 12, 2021 @ 6pm
The Rime Sangha will be meeting up at the Tasty Worm and Tasty Goodness Loop on Sunday September 12th at 6pm for a socially distant hike through the park. We will be hiking the Tasty Worm and Tasty Goodness Loop. Read more.
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…
August 21-22, 2021
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.
DATE CHANGED August 15, 2021 @ 6pm
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.
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.
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…
DATE CHANGE: July 18, 2021 @ 6pm
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.