The Rime Center is offering a Zen style retreat that will be online using Zoom. We will be observing noble silence throughout the retreat. Read more…
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…
March 7, 2020
Join us for the full day Green Tara meditation retreat. There will be teachings on Green Tara along with discussion on Yidam sadhana practice. The retreat is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced practitioners wanting to deepen their experience of the Green Tara sadhana. Read more…
Sunday September 22, 2019 at 4:00 PM CDT
Sunday October 27, 2019 at 12:00 PM CDT
The Rime Center offers a Zen style retreat once every quarter. The practice will consist of Zazen, seated meditation, Kinhin, walking meditation, chanting and Samu, or mindful work. We will follow the practice taught by visiting teacher, Karen Maezen Miller, with a brief instruction at the beginning of the meditation.
9 am – 9:15 am – Morning service (chanting)
9:15 am – 9:45 am – Zazen (seated meditation)
9:45 am – 10 am – Kinhin (walking meditation)
10 am – 11:15 am – Alternating seated-walking in periods of 20 or 30 minutes seated and 10-15 minutes walking
11:15 am – 12 pm – Samu (mindful work) and do general cleaning around the temple.
Date & Time: First Saturday of February, May, August and November, 9:00 a.m. – noon
Facilitators: Nova Bradfield and Vickie Cumberland
Suggested Donation: $15
Our monthly half-day retreat is offered on the first Saturday of each month. The focus will be upon shamatha meditation and it is a wonderful way to deepen your practice. The retreats will focus on releasing ego clinging and training the mind in compassion through shamatha meditation. Beginners are encouraged to attend, but must first have received meditation instruction. We will be observing noble silence throughout the retreat. Tea and bottled water will be provided.
Date & Time: First Saturday of each month, 9:00 a.m. – noon
Facilitator: Brent Crawford
Suggested Donation: $15
Prerequisite: Must have receive prior meditation instruction. No meditation instruction is given at the retreat.