June 14 – 16, 2019
We are delighted to welcome back Tulku Yeshi Rinpoche, June 14 – 16, who will give the Orgyen Menla empowerment and teachings. Orgyen Menla, the principle deity for this practice, is a form of Guru Rinpoche manifesting as a Buddha of Medicine. Medicine Buddha’s motivation is to completely remove mental and physical suffering from all sentient beings, primarily mental and physical illness caused through the imbalance of the elements.
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December 31st, 2018 at 6 am
Bodhisattva Award Winner – Midwest Innocence Project
The Rime Buddhist center will host the 33rd Annual World Peace Meditation, an interfaith gathering on December 31, at 6:00 a.m. (*please arrive by 5:30 a.m.). The program will consist of religious observances from various cultures and faith traditions including Native American smudging, Tibetan Buddhist chanting and meditation, Christian prayer, devotional music, and the Muslim “call to prayer.”
October 19 – 21, 2018
We are extremely delighted to welcome to Kansas City and the Rime Center Anyen Rinpoche, October 19 – 21st. Anyen Rinpoche will be teaching on “ground of Compassion” Introductory teachings to the Dying with Confidence Series.
November 16 – 18, 2018
We are extremely delighted to welcome back to Kansas City and the Rime Center Lama Rod Owen, November 16th & 18th. Lama Rod will be teaching on how we can achieve liberation through love and rage.
September 14 – 16th, 2018
No Set Fee – Pay Whatever You Can Afford
Santikaro, a former Theravada monk, returns to the Rime Buddhist Center to teach from the newly translated book, Under the Bodhi Tree: Buddha’s original dependent co-arising teachings.
July 20, 2018
Gerald Trimble and Jambaroque will perform for a concert at Rime Buddhist Center on July 20th to benefit the New Temple project. The show will open with Rime Center’s very own Bran Cerddorion. Showtime: 6 pm to 10 pm. Ticket are $25.00
Gerald Trimble, viola da gamba innovator and Kansas City native, is the primary exponent of a new style of playing an ancient instrument. His visionary and virtuosic playing combines Celtic, Eastern and Early Music influences with modern techniques and improvisational skills that span several centuries – from Baroque to jazz – seamlessly uniting the entire continuum. Continue reading
June 15 – 17, 2018
We are delighted to welcome back Lama Lena to the Rime Center, June 15 through 17. Lama Lena will be giving teachings on Chenrezig and leading us through guided practices. These simple, instructions will teach you how to visualize Chenrezig. She will also be sharing a rare and unique teaching from Lama Yeshi that she received directly.
July 6, 2018
Come join us as we celebrate His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 83rd birthday Friday July 6th at 6:30 pm. Geshe Tsewang Thinley will be performing a special Tsok Offering and White Tara Puja at 6:30 pm. After the ceremony we will have a potluck, so please bring dish to share. Continue reading
May 29, 2018
Saga Dawa Duchen is one of the most important sacred Buddhist days. The full moon day of fourth Tibetan month is commemorates Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana (passing away). All the merits of virtues actions done on this day are multiplies on hundred million times.
The Rime Center will be hosting a special puja to commemorate the Festival of Turning the Wheel of Dharma and will be open during the day for you to come in and meditate at your own pace and time limit. The Special Puja will begin at 7:00 pm and will be led by Geshe Lharampa Tsewang Thinley.
July 16, 2018
Chökhor Düchen, the ‘Festival of Turning the Wheel of Dharma’. It occurs on the fourth day of the sixth Tibetan lunar month. For seven weeks after his enlightenment, Buddha did not teach. Finally, encouraged by Indra and Brahma, he turned the Wheel of Dharma for the first time, at Sarnath, by teaching the ‘Four Noble Truths’.
The Rime Center will be hosting a special puja to commemorate the Festival of Turning the Wheel of Dharma and will be open after the noon meditation for you to come in and meditate at your own pace and time limit. The Special Shakyamuni Puja will begin at 7:00 pm and will be led by Lama Matthew Rice.