the Organization

Diamond Way Buddhism

Diamond Way Buddhism is a spiritual organization that is following the tibetan buddhist school of Karma Kagyun. Karma Kagyu, or Kamtsang Kagyu, is a widely practiced and probably the second-largest lineage within the Kagyu school, one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism.

Tradition & Path
Karma Kagyu

the Practice

The teachings were based on the entire corpus of the Buddha’s teachings. The Karma Kaygu lineage teaches the methods that awaken us to the nature of our minds and help people access their inner power to create a fulfilling and joyful life.

the Path

The path of this Organization is Karma Kagyu. Learn more about Karma Kagyu by clicking on the field to the right.

Karma Kagyu

is a widely followed lineage within the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism.

the Philosophy

the Lineage and History

The Karma Kagyu lineage is a Buddhist school in Tibet that is about 900 years old. It is a sub-school of the Kagyu tradition and the primary sources of the Karma Kagyu lineage are the “words of the Buddha”.

The Diamond Way centers are related to the 16th Karmapa and belong to the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. They consider Thaye Dorje to be the 17th Karmapa. Approximately 635 centers and groups worldwide belong to this association.


On this map you'll find Places that are affiliated with the Diamond Way Buddhism.