Diamond Way Buddhism

Diamond Way Buddhism New Zealand is part of an international network of 650 meditation centres in more than 50 countries around the world in the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The centres were founded by Lama Ole Nydahl according to the wishes of the 16th Karmapa. They are now under the guidance of the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Trinley Thaye Dorje.

Our centers consist of people and families working in full-time jobs, and incorporating Diamond Way Buddhism teachings and meditation into their daily lives.

About us

Meditation centres


Meditation classes and Events

Visit us for our regular meditation classes - every evening at 8pm in Christchurch, Monday and Wednesday at 7pm in Wellington, and Monday 8pm in Auckland.

Lama Ole's 2015 New Zealand tour has been announced! He will give a Great Seal course in Christchurch 12-15 Febuary. Full details and registration are on the Australia and New Zealand tour website.

Christchurch is hosting the Australasian New Year Course from December 27th - Thu, January 1st. To join us fill out the registration form.

Upcoming events


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