There are seven Diamond Way Buddhism centers in Israel. These centers are a part of a network of more than 650 meditation centers belonging to the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. All of them were founded by lama Ole Nydahl under the spiritual guidance of HH 17th Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje. The centers function as non-profit organizations and operate based on friendship and idealism whereas the authentic teachings and the methods of the Buddha are transmitted there in an apprehensible and modern way allowing western people to incorporate them in their daily lives.

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  • “Great Seal” course with Lama Ole Nydahl! 24-27.04.20

“Great Seal” course with Lama Ole Nydahl! 24-27.04.20

  • January 15th, 2019
Lama Ole Nydahl is a meditation master and the first European to be officially recognized by the lamas of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. During this course Lama Ole Nydahl will be commenting on important texts about the nature of mind.
  • New Galil Retreat Center project website!

New Galil Retreat Center project website!

  • December 9th, 2018
We are happy to present you the brand new Galil Retreat Center project website!
Here you can support us to make it happen and get all the needed and inspiring information about the project.
  • Launching the book: ‘Buddha & Love’

Launching the book: ‘Buddha & Love’

  • October 29th, 2015
"Buddha & Love", by Lama Ole Nydahl, a western Buddhist Lama, explains how a Buddhist approach to relationships can help us to relax our minds, break bad habits, and use relationships to grow ourselves and benefit everyone around us.
  • Golan Retreat Center

Golan Retreat Center

  • October 25th, 2015

The main goal of the Golan Retreat Center Project is to make it possible for the Israeli sangha members to hold individual and group retreats and deepen our practice. A group of our sangha members who volunteered …


Lama Ole Nydahl: 40 years of teaching Diamond Way Buddhism
Lama Ole Nydahl's tireless work establishing the authentic tradition of Karma Kagyu Buddhism in the
Lama Ole Nydahl - The Nature Of Mind
What is the self? Lama Ole Nydahl, a highly skilled Buddhist meditation master of the
Lama Ole Nydahl on the Diamond Way: Keeping the Highest View
In Diamond Way Buddhism, the highest view depends on the foundations of useful (ethical) behavior
Lama Ole Nydahl: How to Be Useful For Others
Explanations by Lama Ole Nydahl on the way of the bodhisattva. Lama Ole is one

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