Unless otherwise noted, all classes meet on Wednesday evenings from 7:45pm – 9:00pm, with an optional meditation from 7:00pm – 7:30pm.

Use the registration form to register for classes. If you have questions about a specific class, contact info@rimecenter.org.

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.

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January 2020

108 Day Bodhisattva Challenge

January 5 @ 10:30 am - April 22 @ 9:00 pm
Rime Buddhist Center, 700 West Pennway
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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This challenge will be practice intensive for those who want to apply their understanding of Bodhicitta with daily practice. We welcome new students who are looking to learn about environmentalism and how to apply it to their Buddhist path, as well as experienced students who have insights to share. The main topic for the challenge will be Buddhist environmentalism. The Bodhisattva vows to help all sentient beings end suffering and reach enlightenment. In order to truly help sentient beings it…

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February 2020

Basics of Buddhism

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - April 1 @ 9:00 pm
Rime Buddhist Center, 700 West Pennway
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Have you always wanted to understand Buddhism? Buddhism is a 2,500 year old tradition that teaches us how to end pain and suffering in ourselves and others. This 8 week course will cover meditation instruction, life of the Buddha, basic Buddhist teachings, as well as practical application of these principles in daily life. Register Online Instructor: Sergio Moreno and Nicole Esquibel Date: 8 sessions beginning on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Class Fee: $50 Text: Into…

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Rime Membership Class

February 23 @ 9:30 am - March 15 @ 10:00 am
Rime Buddhist Center, 700 West Pennway
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Interested in becoming an official member of the Rime Center. Beginning February 23rd join us at 9:30 am for four half-hour sessions covering the following topics: 1. Introductions, and overview of Tibetan Buddhism; 2. What does it mean to be Rime; 3. The organizational structure of the Rime Center and explanation of the center’s outreach programs; 4. Program Events and service opportunities – along with a tour of the Rime Center. Upon completion of the classes, students are inducted as…

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April 2020

Preparing for the Refuge Vows

April 15 @ 7:45 pm - April 16 @ 9:00 pm
Rime Buddhist Center, 700 West Pennway
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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This class is for anyone who is contemplating on taking the refuge vows. Taking the refuge vows is generally considered to be the doorway to the learning and incorporating the Buddhist tenets into one’s life. The aim is to provide the student with the understanding the what, why and how before making the commitment to take the refuge vows. Register Online Instructor: Geshe Lharampa Tsewang Thinley and Lama Matthew Palden Gocha Date: Two Sessions beginning on Wednesday, April 15/16, 2020…

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