Unless otherwise noted, all classes meet on Wednesday evenings from 7:45pm – 9:00pm, with an optional meditation from 7:00pm – 7:30pm. Except for the Meditation Workshop all classes are online and use Zoom for the meetings.

Use the registration link in the class description to register and pay 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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February 2020

Free Meditation Workshop

February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rime Buddhist Center, 2939 Wayne Ave
Kansas City, MO 64109 United States
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Meditation has been proven to: lower blood pressure, relieve stress, and help you cope with anxiety. It has also been shown to be very effective with chronic pain, insomnia, and panic disorder. The wonderful thing about meditation is that it can be used anywhere, even on the way to work and has no dangerous side effects. In this one session class you will learn this simple technique that can change your life. This class is based upon the work of…

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Basics of Buddhism

February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - April 1, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
Rime Buddhist Center, 2939 Wayne Ave
Kansas City, MO 64109 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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April 2020

Preparing for the Refuge Vows

April 15, 2020 @ 7:45 pm - April 16, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
Rime Buddhist Center, 2939 Wayne Ave
Kansas City, MO 64109 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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September 2020

Free Meditation Workshop

September 16, 2020 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Meditation has been proven to: lower blood pressure, relieve stress, and help you cope with anxiety. It has also been shown to be very effective with chronic pain, insomnia, and panic disorder. The wonderful thing about meditation is that it can be used anywhere, even on the way to work and has no dangerous side effects. In this one session class you will learn this simple technique that can change your life. This class is based upon the work of…

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Basics of Buddhism

September 23, 2020 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

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, Andrea Duloc and Nicole Esquibel Date: 8 sessions beginning on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Time: 7:45 – 9:00 pm Class Fee: $50…

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December 2020

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

December 2, 2020 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

For the followers of the Buddha and his teachings, there is a need for great emphasis on the practice of meditation. One must see the straightforward logic that mind is the cause of confusion and that by transcending confusion one attains the enlightened state. This can only take place through the practice of meditation. The Buddha himself experienced this, by working on his own mind, and what he learned has been handed down to us. The four foundations of mindfulness…

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September 2021

Free Meditation Workshop – Online

September 22, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

Meditation has been proven to: lower blood pressure, relieve stress, and help you cope with anxiety. It has also been shown to be very effective with chronic pain, insomnia, and panic disorder. The wonderful thing about meditation is that it can be used anywhere, even on the way to work and has no dangerous side effects. In this one session class you will learn this simple technique that can change your life. This class is based upon the work of…

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October 2021

Four Foundations of Mindfulness – Online

October 6, 2021 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

For the followers of the Buddha and his teachings, there is a need for great emphasis on the practice of meditation. One must see the straightforward logic that mind is the cause of confusion and that by transcending confusion one attains the enlightened state. This can only take place through the practice of meditation. The Buddha himself experienced this, by working on his own mind, and what he learned has been handed down to us. The four foundations of mindfulness…

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November 2021

Four Thoughts for Turning the Mind Toward the Dharma – Online

November 3, 2021 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

This class focuses on the four thoughts that turn the mind toward the Dharma. These are the four contemplations are namely: 1) the difficulty of finding the freedoms and advantages, and 2) the impermanence of life, which turn the mind away from the concerns of this life; and the reflections on 3) the defects of samsara, and on 4) action (karma: cause and effect), which turn the mind away from our attitudes and conduct with respect to future lives.   Register…

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December 2021

The Four Immeasurables – Online

December 1, 2021 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

The Four Immeasurables—the cultivation of loving-kindness, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity – is a rich suite of practices that open the heart, counter the distortions in our relationships to ourselves, and deepen our relationships to others. This class presents a unique interweaving of teachings on the Four Immeasurables with instruction on meditative quiescence, or shamatha practice, to empower the mind. This class will include both guided meditations and discussion on the implications of these teachings for our life. Register Online…

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