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

Use the registration link in the class description 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. Choose “Pay at the Door” if you are unable to afford to class fee.

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January 2021

108 Day Bodhisattva Challenge

January 1 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

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 the Bodhisattva Mind Training 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 The Seven Points of Mind Training by Geshe Chekawa Yeshe Dorje. The Seven Points of Mind Training belong to the category…

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Stages of the Path – Lamrim Part 6

January 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online

Stages of the path (Tibetan: Lamrim) is the step-by-step approach to the teachings originally set out by the great Atisha. In the text, Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment, author Je Tsongkhapa, expanded on Atisha’s work, and it soon became one of the most renowned works of spiritual practice and philosophy in the world of Tibetan Buddhism. Because it condenses all the exoteric sūtra scriptures into a meditation manual that is easy to understand, scholars and…

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February 2021

Trans Buddhist Voices

February 18 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

The Rime Center's Rainbow Body Meditation Group is proud to sponsor a six week discussion on Trans Buddhist Voices. The class will be discussing the book Transcending, which brings together more than thirty contributors from both the Mahayana and Theravada traditions to present a vision for a truly trans inclusive Buddhist sangha in the twenty-first century. Shining a light on a new generation of Buddhist role models, this book gives voice to those who have long been marginalized within the…

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May 2021

Free Meditation Workshop – Online

May 19 @ 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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Basics of Buddhism – Online

May 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

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 the life of the Buddha, basic Buddhist teachings, as well as practical application of these principles in daily life. Register Online Date: 8 sessions beginning on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Time: 7:30 – 9:00 pm Class Fee: $50 Text: Buddhism for Beginners – Get it on Amazon at…

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June 2021

Rime Membership Class – Online

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online

Interested in becoming an official member of the Rime Center. Beginning June 2nd join us at 6 pm 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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Trans Buddhist Voices

June 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

The Rime Center’s Rainbow Body Meditation Group is proud to sponsor a 4 week discussion on Trans Buddhist Voices. The class will be discussing the book Transcending, which brings together more than thirty contributors from both the Mahayana and Theravada traditions to present a vision for a truly trans inclusive Buddhist sangha in the twenty-first century. Shining a light on a new generation of Buddhist role models, this book gives voice to those who have long been marginalized within the…

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August 2021

Black and Buddhist: A Book Discussion

August 4 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

The Rime Center’s Social Justice Committee is proud to sponsor a 4 week discussion on Black and Buddhist. We will be discussing the book Black and Buddhist, which brings together a powerful collection of writings from African American teachers who are from all the major Buddhist traditions, as they tell their stories of how race and Buddhist practice have intersected in their lives. The resulting explorations display not only the promise of Buddhist teachings to empower those facing racial discrimination…

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September 2021

Working With Tantric Sadhanas & Q&A with Lama Matt – Online

September 15 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

Have you received empowerment from a teacher and asked to do a sadhana practice, but you are unsure what it all means? In this online pop-up course Lama Matt will introduce you to the practice of the three samadhis. This threefold contemplation makes up the core practice of mahayoga and tantra in general. They are the contemplation of the essential nature where one meditates on the intrinsic emptiness of all phenomena, contemplation of total manifestation where one meditates on equanimous…

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Free Meditation Workshop – Online

September 22 @ 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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