Join us each Saturday at 4:00pm and each Sunday at 9:00am for an hour of meditation and lesson in the Charles Fillmore Sanctuary.

The service includes meditation instruction and twenty minutes of practice, along with a short talk and a guided meditation. We are currently discussing "Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion" by Pema Chodron. (book available in bookstore).

No experience necessary. Chairs or cushions provided.

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.

For a sample of Sunday morning message and meditation, click here


BRING THE KIDS! Children's Meditation, Sundays: 9:00am - 10:00am, Myrtle Fillmore Chapel, Ages 5-16. Looking for a space where your child can learn to meditate and grow? Temple Buddhist Center's Children's Meditation is that place. Bring your child for fun, art and meditation! Kids, bring your parents for the adult meditation class across the hall! For kids five years and younger, we provide childcare in the Angel Loft. For more information: Matt Foster, matthew@unitytemple.com or 816.561.4466 ext 127


Maitreya Project, Relic Tour, Friday, September 5, 2014 - Sunday, September 7, 2014. Be a part of this very special event to generate loving-

kindness and compassion as well as learn more about Buddhism. Join us Friday, September 5 at 7:00pm for the Opening Ceremony.

Hours Saturday: 11:00am - 7:00pm and Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

No entrance charge, donations welcome

The International Maitreya Project has been created to increase loving-kindness and compassion within our hearts and throughout the world. It is also an opportunity to bring local Buddhist communities together to build relationships, and to increase the awareness of our innate goodness and wisdom. This is a rare opportunity to view these relics, which were found among the cremation ashes of Buddhist masters. They resemble beautiful, pearl-like crystals. Some Buddhists believe relics embody the master’s spiritual qualities of compassion and wisdom.   Come be a part of this very special event.  

For more information, go to www.templebuddhistcenter.org or www.MaitreyaRelicTour.com

or contact Janet NimaTaylor at nima@templebuddhistcenter.org or at 816.561.4466 ext 108

If you'd like to volunteer, please click here for dates and times.


Chenrezig Compassion Sand Mandala and Events, Monday, September 8, 2014 - Saturday, September 13, 2014. Monks will create an intricate Chenrezig Compassion Sand Mandala.

Opening Ceremony: Monday, September 8 at 10:00am

Mandala Construction is Open to the Public Monday September 8 -  Wednesday September 10, 10:00am-4:00pm,

Thursday, September 11 and  Friday September 12, 11:30am-8:00pm

Closing Ceremony Saturday September 13. Doors open at 9:00am, Closing Ceremony begins at 10:00am.


Buddhist Discussion Group, Tuesdays, 6:30pm – 8:00pm, Charles Fillmore Chapel. Interested in learning more about Buddhist practices and philosophy? Join us for this weekly discussion group that will take a different topic each week to reflect upon and better understand these life-changing practices. We are currently discussing "Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion"

by Pema Chodron.

For more information, contact Nima at nima@templebuddhistcenter.org or 816-994-8008


CONFUSED ABOUT WHERE TO START? It's easy to get overwhelmed by all the options. Feel free to contact Janet at janet@templebuddhistcenter.org and get some individualized assistance with what might be right for you.


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The Sunday talks and NEW guided meditations are available on the blog and ITunes (www.templebuddhistcenter.blogspot.com).


Buddhism & 12-Step Recovery : Meets every Sunday at 12:30 pm in Classroom A, and every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:15pm in Myrtle Fillmore Chapel (just off the main lobby). For more details, go to Classes. Click Here for Recommended Reading


7 Days a Week, 365 Days a Year: 30 minutes of meditation and discussion, offered 12:10pm - 12:40pm and 5:30pm - 6:00pm, Myrtle Fillmore Chapel. Perfect for beginners or anyone needing some peace and calm amidst the busyness of everyday life. For more detail, go to Classes.


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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 Janet Taylor at janet@templebuddhistcenter.org