215 SE 9th Avenue, Suite 201
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 484-7187

Diamond Way Buddhist Center Portland 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.

Regular Program

Public Meditation: Mondays and Wednesdays at 7pm, Sundays at 10:30am

Our public program consists of a short talk on a practical Buddhist topic, followed by a guided meditation with explanation. The meditations are guided in English.

Newcomers are encouraged to come for any Monday, Wednesday, or Sunday public meeting. No previous experience with Buddhism or meditation is required to attend. Questions are always encouraged. If you want a more in-depth orientation to our center, please call 503 484-7187 and leave your name and number.

H.H. 16th Karmapa
Rangjung Rigpe Dorje

H.H. 17th Karmapa
Trinlay Thaye Dorje

Lama Ole Nydahl &
Hannah Nydahl