Meeting once a month at
548 Fillmore St
San Francisco, CA
(415) 294-1406

See our Meetup page

Diamond Way Buddhist Center San Francisco 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

For new comers and interested people: We meet once a month at the Center SF at 548 Fillmore Street at 8pm. See dates above. We will host an introductory talk about Diamond Way Buddhism with Q & A and a guided meditation.

For current Diamond Way Practitioners: We meet weekly on Monday and Fridays at 8pm at a temporary location. Please email for address:

H.H. 16th Karmapa
Rangjung Rigpe Dorje

H.H. 17th Karmapa
Trinlay Thaye Dorje

Lama Ole Nydahl &
Hannah Nydahl