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Public lecture: Buddhist meditation

On Sunday 25th November 2018, the London Diamond Way Buddhist centre is pleased to invite you to a public lecture. The topic will be “Buddhist meditation” and the talk will be given by Anna Briscoe, lay Buddhist teacher from Russia,…

Beaufoy Institute part of Open House London 2018

After 2017’s record breaking 25th edition of Open House London, the festival will once again return this September with every London borough participating. A truly citywide celebration of London’s buildings, places and spaces, the event gives a unique opportunity to…

Daily group meditation

New year, new programme! We are happy to announce that we are now open every day. Join us at 8pm for 16th Karmapa meditation (7pm on Sundays). Additionally every Monday and Thursday at 7:30pm we host a short introduction talk…

Opening hours: Christmas and New Year

The London Diamond Way Buddhist Centre will close for Christmas break from the 21st of December through to the 7th of January. During that time, please feel warmly invited to join us for the New Year's Course with Lama Ole Nydahl and Lama…

What happened this year: 2016

This year is already a very important one for our project. The external contractors finished a large amount of very technical (and expensive) work that we would not have been able to do ourselves. We have a very clear idea…

Making wishes by a Buddhist monument known as a stupa is especially powerful

Make a wish!

When you're renovating a building, there are a lot of material concerns. You have to think all the time about deadlines, administration, and above all money. Sometimes you also have to talk loudly about money.. But when that building is…

Caracas Now!

The third project that we're fundraising for here at the Europe Centre Summer Course, as well as our own and the Israeli Retreat centre, is the Caracas Buddhist Centre. While the outer conditions in Venezuela are truly unlivable, and her…

Extreme public speaking

If speaking in public is consistently ranked as most people's greatest fear, then spare a thought for the representatives of our three projects fundraising at the Europe Centre Summer Course this year. They took spontaneous questions on stage tonight in…

This wall in the dining tent is decorated with a world map in recognition of our internationality

Britain (still) loves Europe

Technicalities of treaties and trade agreements notwithstanding, the atmosphere of cooperation and friendship between countries hasn't changed at the Europe Centre Summer Course. Members of Diamond Way centres travel relatively often to meditation courses in different countries, and stay for…

London Buddha Statue

The Buddha comes to the Beaufoy: 2015

As a welcome break from constant building work, in 2015 we had a statue-filling event where we collectively filled our 2-metre tall golden Buddha statue with relics, beautiful and fragrant substances, and rolls of hand-dyed mantras.