507 Main Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 620-4836

The Buddhist Center is closed until further notice
The current situation presents us with yet another opportunity to apply our timeless Diamond Way methods and practice our awareness and compassion.
Because of the rapid changes around COVID-19 (coronavirus) we are taking precaution for the safety of all around us. As a community gathering space, we feel it is our responsibility to those around us to temporarily close our center. We understand the need to feel connected during stressful times. Please reach out to us at lacrosse@diamondway.org or follow us on social media.

Diamond Way Buddhist Center La Crosse 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 mind’s inherent richness for the benefit of all. With an accessible and modern style, it works with people’s 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.

Regular Program

Thursdays at 7pm

Our public program consists of an introductory talk on Buddhism followed by a short guided meditation with explanation. No previous experience with Buddhism or meditation is required to attend, and questions are always encouraged.

H.H. 16th Karmapa
Rangjung Rigpe Dorje

H.H. 17th Karmapa
Trinlay Thaye Dorje

Lama Ole Nydahl &
Hannah Nydahl