About

Diamond Way Buddhist Center New York

Who We Are

Our centers consist of people and families working full-time jobs, and incorporating Diamond Way teachings and meditations into their daily lives. Members share responsibility for guiding meditations, answering questions, and giving explanations about Buddhism; their work is unpaid, and based on idealism and friendship.

 

What is Buddhism?

What is Buddhism?

The historical Buddha Shakyamuni was born around 560 B.C.E. to a royal family in Northern India. From early childhood, he was surrounded by wealth and beauty, and enjoyed a sophisticated education …

Our Teachers

Our Teachers

H.H. the 16th Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje (1924 -1981) was born in Derge province in Eastern Tibet. The previous Karmapa Khakhyab Dorje (1871-1922) left a letter setting forth the circumstances …

Our Practice

Our Practice

In Buddhism, meditation means “effortlessly remaining in what is”. This state may be brought about by calming and holding the mind, by realizing compassion and wisdom, or by working with the body’s energy channels …