October 2, 2021
Ven. Karma Lekshe Tsomo will teach on Buddhism, Bioethics, and Death. She will talk about Buddhist notions of human consciousness and personal identity and how these figure in the Buddhist view of death. Beliefs about death and enlightenment and states between life and death will also be discussed. Read more…
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September 18, 2021 @ 9am – 12pm
The Rime Center is offering a half day LGBTQIA+ retreat online and in person. It is free and open to the public. The format includes some mindful movement, a meditation, introductions and check-ins, a short talk, a mindful discussion, and end with a dedication of merit, closing Metta, and a dance party.
To register to attend click on the button below. Once registered you will receive the zoom link. In person attendance is limited to 10 people.
August 7, 2021 @ 9:00 am
The Rime Center is offering a Zen style retreat online using Zoom. We will be observing noble silence throughout the retreat.
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April 13-25, 2021
Join Lama Matt and other Rime Sangha members as we participate in this year’s Give SevenDays events. Following the April 13, 2014 tragedy at the Jewish Community Campus and Village Shalom in Overland Park, Kansas, a group of caring individuals decided that we, as a community, have the power to outshine and overcome such senseless acts of hate. SevenDays is a challenge for young and old, to embrace diversity across races, religions and cultures. Continue reading →
June 5, 2021
Founders Day has been established as a way to honor the legacy of our founders, Lama Chuck and Mary Stanford. Founders Day has been set to occur on June 5th, the Saturday closest to June 8th, Lama Chuck’s birthday. As a celebration of homecoming we use this time to welcome back former sangha members and celebrate the organization’s existence with pujas, meditation practices, and family activities. Read more…
April 18, 2021 @10:30am
Lama Matthew Palden Gocha will be offering both a spirit offering and smoke offering during the Sunday Service April 18th. We will be making offerings to help establish auspicious connections for the end of the 108 Day Bodhisattva Challenge. Read more.
April 11, 2021 @ 1pm
The Rime Sangha will be meeting up at the Shawnee Mission Park on Sunday April 11th at 1pm for a socially distant hike through the park. We will be hiking the Gary L. Haller Trail and Mill Creek Trail at Shawnee Mission Park… Read more.
March 13 @ 9am
What is Zen? See for yourself at a free, two-hour introduction to Zen meditation on Saturday, March 13 at 9am CST on Zoom. Zen teacher Maezen Miller‘s Dewdrop Sangha in partnership with the Rime Center are hosting this wonderful opportunity to learn about establishing a Zen practice. Read more.
February 27, 2021 @ 6pm
The Rime Center will be hosting a special puja to commemorate the Chotrul Düchen, the ‘Festival of Miracles’. It is one of the four major Buddhist holidays, and celebrate the fifteen days on which the Buddha displayed a different miracle. Read more…
March 6, 2021 @ 9am
Designed to be accessible for all levels of learning, each retreat will focus on developing shamatha (calm abiding). The retreats will focus on releasing ego clinging and training the mind in compassion through mindfulness meditation. Beginners are encouraged to attend. Read more…