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Buddhist Centers: Russia

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, has spiritual responsibility for more than 900 Buddhist centers, monasteries, nunneries, and institutions around the world. The centers listed here maintain an active profile on karmapa.org. You can search for a center near you by country, city, or center name.

If you do not find the center you are looking for, you may also consult the address list of centers at kagyu.net.
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Arkhara Diamond Way Buddhist Center

Welcome to the Arkhara Diamond Way Buddhist Center! The Arkhara Diamond Way Buddhist Centre was founded in 2000 on behalf of Lama Ole Nydahl. Here you can meet with the teachings and practical methods of the Diamond Way Buddhism. You… more

Chelyabinsk Diamond Way Buddhist Centre

The Chelyabinsk Buddhist Center was founded in 1991 by Lama Ole Nydahl and is under the spiritual guidance of the head of the Karma Kagyu tradition – Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa. The center belongs to… more

Elista Diamond Way Buddhist Center

The Elista Diamond Way Karma Kagyu Buddhist Center was founded in 1994 by Lama Ole Nydahl. In the 23 years that the center has been in existence, it has been visited by the 14th Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche, Lama Tenzang,… more

Izhevsk Diamond Way Buddhist Center

The center was founded in 2004. In 2011, Lama Ole Nydahl visited our center as part of his annual Winter Tour through Russia. The Izhevsk center hosts public lectures with Diamond Way Buddhist teachers, and shows Buddhist traveling exhibitions and… more

Khabarovsk Diamond Way Buddhist Centre

The Khabarovsk Diamond Way Buddhist Centre was founded in 1993 on behalf of Lama Ole Nydahl. In 2009, Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, visited our city for the first time. more

Krasnoyarsk Diamond Way Buddhist Center

The Krasnoyarsk centre is one of the first Buddhist centres founded by Lama Ole Nydahl in Russia; it was officially registered in 1991. Lay Buddhist teachers from all over the world come to our centre. Lama Ole also visits… more