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Buddhist Centers: Russia

Magnitogorsk Diamond Way Buddhist Center

The Diamond Way Buddhist center in Magnitogorsk was founded in 1994 with the blessing of Lama Ole Nydahl. Lama Ole Nydahl came to our city twice, in 1998, on March 19 and in 2008, for the opening and consecration… more

Nizhniy Novgorod Diamond Way Buddhist Center

Nizhniy Novgord Diamond Way Buddhist Center was founded in 1992 by Lama Ole Nydahl. It belongs to the Karma Kagyu tradition and is under the spiritual guidance of Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa. In our center one… more

Novosibirsk Diamond Way Buddhist Center

The Buddhist group in Novosibirsk started in 1992, and in 1997 the Buddhist Centre was officially registered. It operates on the basis of a charter and is a part of the centrally managed religious organization “Russian Association of Diamond… more

Orel Diamond Way Buddhist Center

Our small group was formed in 2001. Almost everyone has taken refuge with Lama Ole Nydahl. We often get together and meditate. We have had the great joy to attend courses with Lama Ole and Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche. We… more

Perm Diamond Way Buddhist Centre

The Perm Buddhist Center was founded in 2002 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

Rostov-on-Don Diamond Way Buddhist Center

The Rostov-on-Don Diamond Way Buddhist Center was founded in 2000. The center is open to people seeking to learn the nature of the mind through the experience of meditation. Our center does not engage in missionary work - the… more

Saint Petersburg Diamond Way Buddhist Center

Since everything started here in St. Petersburg our activities pioneered the way for all other Diamond Way Centres in Russia. Here in 1992 the first of Lama Ole’s books translated into Russian were published, and in 1994 the first… more

Stavropol Diamond Way Buddhist Center

The Stavropol Buddhist Center was founded in 2010 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