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.
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 Jon Kabat-Zin of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Continue reading
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.
- Boy #1 (12 year old): size 12 or 14 pants, large shirt. He would like video games for Nintendo switch. Also gift cards as well.
- Boy #2 (5 year old): size 5 T. Any toys that are age appropriate. Also gift cards as well.
- Mom: Would be happy with help with food for a holiday meal as well as gift cards.
Gift need to be dropped off at the Rime Center by Dec 22nd at noon. Please help us make this important program successful – helping another person is the source of true happiness.
December 31st, 2019 at 6 am
The Rime Buddhist center will host the 34th Annual World Peace Meditation, an interfaith gathering on December 31, at 6:00 a.m. (*please arrive by 5:30 a.m.). The program will consist of religious observances from various cultures and faith traditions including Native American smudging, Tibetan Buddhist chanting and meditation, Christian prayer, devotional music, Sufi dancing, and the Muslim “call to prayer.”
Dharma talk given by Ven. Geshe Tsewang Thinley November 24th, 2019.
Music by Barefoot Bran Music.
Dharma talk given by Ven. Geshe Tsewang Thinley November 17th, 2019.
Music by Barefoot Bran Music.
December 8, 2019
The Rime Center will be having an open house and fundraiser to support its endeavor of building the first Tibetan Buddhist Temple here in Kansas City. Learn about the different programs that the Rime Center offers to the community.
There will be a 50/50 raffle, tamale sale, and more. The Rime Gift Shop will have 20% off all non-book items and will be open throughout the day.
The highlight of the event will be Barefoot Bran’s holiday concert. Bran is a folk singer-songwriter, performer, and recording artist based in and around Kansas City. With a healthy dose of tree hugging and dreaming, Bran crafts his unique, down-to-earth folk songs that aim to tell stories that are inspiring, insightful, and ofttimes humorous.
Open House begins at 5 pm with music beginning at 6 pm.