Buddhism Chicago – Diamond Way Buddhist Center Chicago

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Diamond Way Buddhist Center Chicago belongs to an international non-profit network of over 600 lay Diamond Way Buddhist centers of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, founded by Lama Ole Nydahl and under the spiritual guidance of H.H. the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Trinley Thaye Dorje.

Diamond Way Buddhism offers practical and effective methods to realize minds inherent richness for the benefit of all. With an accessible and modern style, it works with peoples confidence and desire, using every situation in life to develop fearlessness and joy. We always present a basic introduction for newcomers, and the meditations are guided in English.

Monthly Open House

The next open house is Sunday November 8: 3:00pm Doors open 3:30pm Introductory talk about Buddhism 4:00pm Guided meditation 5:00pm Food, refreshments and socializing

We begin the open house with a basic introduction to Buddhism as it's practiced in the Diamond Way Karma Kagyu lineage. This is the perfect time to come if you havent been to our center before. Your host will spend about a half hour explaining the basics of Diamond Way meditation and youll have some time to ask any questions you may have.

Weekly Public Meditations

Mondays: 8:00pm Ten-minute talk 8:15pm Public Meditation

Wednesdays: 8:00pm Public Meditation

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

Sundays: 4:00pm Public Meditation

The program on Mondays and 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

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