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TWELVE ways to support the Rime Buddhist Center this holiday season: Continue reading
Geshe Thinley will be continuing his class on the Stages of the path (Tibetan: Lamrim). This teaching condenses all the Buddha’s teachings into a step by step meditation manual that is easy to understand.
Join Dr. Nora and Luis as they discuss the Buddha’s instruction on using awareness of the breath as an initial focus for meditation. This teaching gives 16 steps to relax and compose the mind and body that are grouped into four foundational practices.
Join Lama Matt as he discusses the five stages to learning Buddhist philosophy with its progressively more subtle and refined views of reality and the means to realize it through meditation practice.
The Rime Buddhist Center celebrates transgender awareness week by highlighting Rime sangha member, Circe Namkha Rangdrol, she/her/hers. Lama Matt asked Circe to share about her experience with coming out as transgender and how being a Buddhist has helped her along the way.
As Buddhist experiences go, and as transgender experiences go, I can only speak for myself.
When I first realized I was a transgender woman, I was confused and frightened and anxious. I felt profoundly vulnerable, and had no examples among Buddhist teachers or teachings that I knew of that could help me make sense of it all. I struggled with many questions, including how can I reconcile my insistence on this truer self with the teachings on no-self? I had no understanding of how to bring this onto the spiritual path. Continue reading
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Dharma talk given by Ven. Geshe Tsewang Thinley October 18, 2020.
When denied or repressed, unconscious anger can have a negative impact with destructive consequences. But when recognized and used mindfully, it can be a positive source of vitality, courage, and dedication as well as a powerful mobilizing factor in our solidarity and commitment to enacting social change. Join Chaplain Sergio beginning November 18th at 7:45pm as he discusses liberation through anger. Read more…
The Rime Center’s new 2939 Wayne Ave location has been remodeled to meet the current needs of Sangha. The following photos give you a quick look at the house.