H.H. 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje and Lama Ole Nydahl with students at the Europe Center in Immenstadt, Germany

Diamond Way Buddhism in North America is a network of centers where people meditate and learn the teachings of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibet.

We are part of over 650 centers and groups worldwide founded by Lama Ole Nydahl according to the wishes of his teacher H.H. 16th Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje. Today we are under the spiritual guidance of H.H. 17th Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje.

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Western Retreat Center

Paicines, California USA

Dakini Ranch

Saguache, Colorado USA

Heartland Retreat Center

Ontario, Wisconsin USA

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Middleburgh, New York USA

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British Colombia