Russian Winter Tour 2015

For the 23rd time since 1992, Lama Ole Nydahl and several hundred of his students traversed Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway in the middle of winter. Moscow greeted the travelling group with heavy snow and mild temperatures, as Lama Ole … Continued

New Year’s Course and new Buddha statue in Hamburg

Over 3,500 Diamond Way Buddhists gathered in Hamburg for the New Year’s Course 2014. The program was opened by Lama Jigme Rinpoche, H.H. Karmapa’s representative in Europe, and brother of the late Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche. Jigme Rinpoche passed on the … 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.

Karmapa’s Swayambhu monastery renovation project

Begun this year in earnest, the renovation of the Swayambhu Monastery belonging to HH 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje has already brought great results. Essential works such as the water and wastewater infrastructure have been completed. The roof is now waterproof, … Continued