Prayer Service for Lama Chuck Stanford

Photo by Mark Berndt

November 26, 2021 @ 6pm

Join us Friday Nov 26th at 6pm for a special prayer service for Lama Chuck. Ven. Geshe Tsewang Thinley will be leading prayers for his transition into the Bardo. Register in advance for this prayer service.

We do ask that people connected to Lama Chuck offer incense and make prayers daily. You can use the prayers below.

The Way of Tenderness – Online Book Discussion

November 3, 2021 @ 7:45 pm

The Rime Center’s Rainbow Body Meditation Group is proud to sponsor a four week discussion on The Way of Tenderness. In The Way of Tenderness, Zen priest Zenju Earthlyn Manuel brings Buddhist philosophies of emptiness and appearance to bear on race, sexuality, and gender, using wisdom forged through personal experience and practice to rethink problems of identity and privilege. Read more…

Four Thoughts for Turning the Mind Toward the Dharma – Online

November 3, 2021 @ 7:45 pm

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. Read more…