Diamond Way Buddhist Group Calgary North belongs to an international non-profit network of over 600 lay Diamond Way Buddhist centers of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, founded by Lama Ole Nydahl and under the spiritual guidance of H.H. the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Trinley Thaye Dorje.

Diamond Way Buddhism offers practical and effective methods to realize mind’s inherent richness for the benefit of all. With an accessible and modern style, it works with people’s confidence and desire, using every situation in life to develop fearlessness and joy. We always present a basic introduction for newcomers, and the meditations are guided in English.

Regular Program

Regular program every Tuesday at 7:30 pm
Newcomers are welcome!

We invite everyone interested in learning about and practicing Tibetan Buddhism to join our public meditation every Tuesday at 7:30pm.

We offer a short talk on Buddhist topics followed by a meditation, and question and answer period.

Introduction to Diamond Way Buddhism
First Tuesday of every month @ 7:30 pm 

In addition to our regular Tuesday program, on the first Tuesday of the month we hold an Introductory evening.

Our introductory evenings are suited especially for those who are new to Diamond Way Buddhism or to meditation in general. The evenings start with a 30-minute introductory talk on Buddhism, followed by a Diamond Way meditation on the 16th Karmapa.

This meditation on the 16th Karmapa has been passed down from teacher to student and is done in Diamond Way centers worldwide. This meditation is very profound and has a cumulative effect on the mind, leading to greater clarity and joyfulness.

7:30 pm - Introduction to Diamond Way Meditation
8:00 pm - Guided Meditation
8:30 pm - Informal Q & A

Public meditations are free. Donations will help to preserve Diamond Way teachings & meditations and keep them accessible to the public.

Suggested Donation $10

Personal Practice

Our group also offers the opportunity to learn and practice the Foundational Practices of Tibetan Buddhism called Ngondro. This set of meditations bring forth one’s potential while removing the veils which keep us from experiencing and expressing our Enlightened nature.


H.H. 16th Karmapa
Rangjung Rigpe Dorje


H.H. 17th Karmapa
Trinlay Thaye Dorje


Lama Ole Nydahl &
Hannah Nydahl