Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, absolutely. We always give a short talk about Buddhism and the meditation we use to anyone who is new to the center. It is an excellent evening for those who are new to Buddhism.
Nothing at all – our weekly meditation evenings are always free to attend. You don’t need to bring anything special, just yourself.
Yes – Diamond Way Buddhism is part of a large network of Buddhist Centers and Group around the world. Have a look at the map below which lists our more than 650 centers around the world.
Most Buddhist centers and groups offer regular meditation evenings for interested people with introductory explanations about what Buddhism is and about meditation practice in Diamond Way Buddhism. Of course, you are very welcome to ask as many questions as you like. The guided meditation takes between 30 and 40 minutes. After the meditation, there is again enough time for questions or simply to meet the people in the center, who have often been meditating for many years. Participating in the meditation evening does not require registration and is free of charge.
Our Diamond Way Buddhist centers function through unpaid, voluntary work on the basis of friendship and idealism. The members share the responsibility for guiding meditations, answering questions, and giving teachings. Lama Ole has also empowered more than 100 of his students to travel and teach Buddhism. Buddhism is an officially recognized religion in many countries in the West.