2201 Northeast 10th Avenue
Portland, OR, 97212
(503) 484-7187
portland@diamondway.org

Diamond Way Buddhist Center Portland 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.

Regular Program

Public Meditation: Mondays at 7pm

Our public program consists of a short talk on a practical Buddhist topic, followed by a guided meditation with explanation. The meditations are guided in English.

In following statewide COVID-19 guidance, and in consideration of the safety of our members, face masks are required at our Monday meetings. Please contact our center for any further questions about our center's safety practices.


H.H. 16th Karmapa
Rangjung Rigpe Dorje


H.H. 17th Karmapa
Trinlay Thaye Dorje


Lama Ole Nydahl &
Hannah Nydahl