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Buddhist Centers

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

Jena Diamond Way Buddhist Group

The Group in Jena belongs to the non-profit organization of Diamond Way Centers in Germany. It was founded in 1999. Our Center rooms in Sophienstraße were inaugurated by Lama Ole Nydahl in 2009. more

Jihlava Diamond Way Buddhist Center

The Jihlava Diamond Way Buddhist Center was founded in 2005. At that time we did not have our own place to meditate. Since 2010, we have had our own center where everyone from the sangha can go whenever he/she wants… more

Johannesburg Diamond Way Buddhist Centre

The Johannesburg Diamond Way Buddhist Centre was founded in 2012. Lama Ole Nydahl blessed the centre in March 2014. He has sent lay Buddhist teachers to us to give teachings. We meet weekly on Thursday evenings for Buddhist… more

Judenburg Diamond Way Buddhist Center

The Judenburg Diamond Way Buddhist Center was founded in 2008 according to the wishes of Lama Ole Nydahl. We have meditation on 16th Karmapa three times a week. Members of the sangha do Ngöndro practices at the center, and… more

Kagyu Dechen Dzong Buddhist Centre Harrogate

Dechen is an international association of Sakya and Karma Kagyu Buddhist centres founded by Lama Jampa Thaye. In Dechen we are able to receive a complete training in Buddhist meditation based on the timeless teachings of the Buddha. We welcome… more

Kagyu Institute of Buddhist Studies

Kirtipur Monastery (where the Kagyu Institute of Buddhist Studies was later built) was initially only a small house on an open field, built by devotees of His Holiness the 16th Karmapa and offered to His Holiness when he first… more

Kagyu Ling Buddhist Centre

Founded in 1975, Kagyu Ling was the first Buddhist centre in Manchester and one of the first Kagyu centres in the UK. Established by Lama Jampa Thaye, Kagyu Ling has, for forty years, provided the space for people to learn,… more