Less Suffering, 

More Happiness. 

One Breath at a Time

Our New Book Discussion

We are currently discussing the book  Flow: the psychology of optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, as well as Tao Te Ching by Stephen Mitchell.



Books  available in bookstore.

Below for Amazon and Kindle Orders

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)


Meditatation Times Every Day!

7 Days a Week, 365 Days a Year: 30 minutes of meditation and discussion, offered 12:10pm - 12:40pm and5:30pm - 6:00pm, Myrtle Fillmore Chapel. Perfect for beginners or anyone needing some peace and calm amidst the busyness of everyday life. For more detail, CLICK HERE.

Child care provided on Sundays in the Angel Loft.
In addition to child care in the Angel Loft, there is a Youth Meditation for ages 5-16


Watch & talk

Buddhist Teachings and Discussion

Monthly 1st and 3rd Thursday

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Heritage Room


A Wonderful Discussion Group focuses on selected Video lessons, publicly offered by World-renowned Teachers and Spiritual Leaders in various Buddhist Traditions. We WATCH these teachings and then we all participate in a lively TALK.

Join us on the First and Third Thursdays of the month at 7pm – 9pm for an evening of fellowship, education and growth in the Buddhist path or even just a growing curiosity of mindfulness.



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REVIVE: Commitment Sunday

March 29, 2015

You should have received a pledge card in the mail for the REVIVE the Temple Campaign.  Please bring with you on March 29 to turn in.  If you didn't receive one in the mail, we will have them here Sunday morning.

For more information on the campaign, click here.

REVIVE: Chocolate Sunday, Sunday, April 12, 11:30am, Temple SPACE. Chocolate Sunday was a big hit, so we are going to have another one! Sample an awesome array of all things chocolate and learn more about the REVIVE The Temple Campaign.

To learn more about REVIVE and what role YOU have in this campaign,http://www.revivethetemple.org/about.html 

  Join Unity Temple on the Plaza and like-minded spiritual seekers

September 19-26, 2015 for a wonderful Spirit at Sea-Alaska Cruise/Retreat via Holland America’s Noordam.

Together with family and friends, we’ll experience the beauty of nature and inspiring speakers and workshops. Space is limited, so reserve yours today with a fully-refundable deposit, by calling the “official” reservation line: 800-828-4813Sign up before April 30 and get 2 “Spirit at Sea” hosted shore excursions for the price of one!

For more details, visit www.UnityTempleSpiritatSea.com. For every person referred by Unity Temple who takes the cruise, the Temple earns $200.

Learn more about this exciting opportunity by attending a special presentation in the Unity Temple lobby Sunday, April 5 (immediately following Easter service), and Monday, April 6 (time and room to be announced). Arie Boris, our onboard cruise host who attends Unity of New York, will be joining us to provide more details and answer questions about the Spirit at Sea: Alaska cruise. Arie is Editor-in-Chief of Cruise Gourmet.com Magazine, a renowned travel writer, food critic, and vacation-maker extraordinaire.

To view a couple of short videos about the Cruise click here or click here

Contact us

Address: 707 West 47th Street  Kansas City Missouri 64112

within the Unity Temple on the Plaza buildling on 47th & Jefferson

Phone: (816) 561-4466  x 108 

Email: Janet Nima Taylor  nima@templebuddhistcenter.org

Join us
We envision a time when all may experience the wisdom, compassion and joy of the Buddhist path with less suffering and more happiness.

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We are located at 707 West 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112, within the Unity Temple on the Plaza building, corner of 47th and Jefferson.
You can reach us at 816-561-4466 X108 or email Nima at nima@templebuddhistcenter.org

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