4722 N. Malden
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 234-5856
chicago@diamondway.org

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Diamond Way Buddhist Center: Chicago offers practical and effective methods to realize mind’s inherent richness. The center makes the authentic Buddhist teachings of the Tibetan Kagyu lineage accessible to modern Westerners. Working with confidence and desire, practitioners use every situation in life to develop fearlessness, joy and kindness.

Our centers consist of people and families working full-time jobs, and incorporating Diamond Way teachings and meditations into their daily lives. Members share responsibility for guiding meditations, answering questions, and giving explanations about Buddhism; their work is unpaid, and based on idealism and friendship.

Meditations are guided in English and newcomers are always welcome.

Regular Program

Weekly Group Meditations

Wednesdays:
7:00pm – Guided Group Meditation

Fridays:
8:00pm – Guided Group Meditation

A short introduction will be provided to newcomers. The regular meditation is the Guru Yoga meditation on the 16th Karmapa and is guided in English. The meditation generally lasts around 20 minutes.

PLEASE NOTE: We encourage first-timers to sign up in advance through Meetup. This is not required but helps us know you are coming so we can plan accordingly.


H.H. 16th Karmapa
Rangjung Rigpe Dorje


H.H. 17th Karmapa
Trinlay Thaye Dorje


Lama Ole Nydahl &
Hannah Nydahl