Karmapa guiding the Kagyu Monlam celebrations in Bodhgaya

Bodhgaya, India / December 15-21, 2016 – Every year since 1996, thousands of Buddhist practitioners gather under the guidance of Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, for the “Kagyu Monlam” celebrations in Bodhgaya, India. Bodhgaya is the place where … Continued

Bratislava amazed by Buddhist art exhibition

The art of Tibet is closely connected with Buddhism and meditation. It’s usually perceived only on the outer level of aesthetic beauty, but it also includes inner meaning on many levels. The facial expressions, postures, and attributes of the Buddhist aspects … Continued

Information on the earthquake in Nepal

A severe earthquake hit Nepal on 25 April, with many people killed and injured. Many historic Karma Kagyu buildings have also been damaged. Diamond Way Buddhist centers worldwide are collecting donations to be used to help the people affected by … Continued

Women in Diamond Way Buddhism

Many strong and inspiring women practice Diamond Way Buddhism and they motivate both Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike with their wisdom, compassion, and understanding of the dharma. One of our greatest examples was and still is Hannah Nydahl. Her enormous and tireless work at the side of Lama Ole Nydahl gives inspiration even to those who never met her.

25 years of lay Buddhism in Russia

The history of Buddhism in Russia goes back officially almost three centuries to 1741, when Empress Elizabeth decreed Buddhism to be one of the official Russian religions. Buddhism was present in the former Soviet Republics of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, … Continued