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 5:30pm and Wednesday 7:30pm in Wellington, and Wednesday 8pm in Auckland.

Upcoming events


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