4722 N. Malden
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 234-5856
chicago@diamondway.org

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SPECIAL EVENT

Lama Ole Nydahl will guide a five-day course in Houston, TX from November 27th to Dec 1st. Lama Ole is a meditation master in the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism and is the principle teacher for nearly 700 Diamond Way groups and centers around the world.

In these courses Lama Ole transmits the Buddha's highest teachings—known in the Kagyu tradition as Mahamudra (Skt.) or the Great Seal—by guiding students through essential texts of the lineage. They point beyond changing experiences to the ultimate nature of the mind.

If you would like to learn more please come to any of our public meditation sessions - we are happy to share more and answer any questions you may you have!

Diamond Way Buddhist Center: Chicago offers practical and effective methods to realize mind’s inherent richness. The center makes the authentic Buddhist teachings of the Tibetan Kagyu lineage accessible to modern Westerners. Working with confidence and desire, practitioners use every situation in life to develop fearlessness, joy and kindness.

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.

Meditations are guided in English and newcomers are always welcome.

Regular Program

Weekly Public Meditations

Wednesdays:
8:00pm – Public Meditation

Fridays:
8:00pm – Ten-minute talk
8:15pm – Public Meditation

The program on Fridays begins with a short introduction on a Buddhist topic, followed by a guided meditation. The regular meditation is the Guru Yoga meditation on the 16th Karmapa and is guided in English. It generally lasts around 30 minutes.


H.H. 16th Karmapa
Rangjung Rigpe Dorje


H.H. 17th Karmapa
Trinlay Thaye Dorje


Lama Ole Nydahl &
Hannah Nydahl