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Wherever you go, there you are

Seems that we brought our typical weather with us to the Europe Centte Summer Course from England - it has been raining steadily for two days, turning pathways into mud, roads into running streams, and generally soaking all those brave…

Opening the Buddhist centre: 2014

After more than a year of rough, cold, hard work, we finally prepared the building to the point where we could open as a Buddhist Centre in 2014. As context to our journey to the fundraising campaign of the present…

Meet & Eat

One of the pillars of life in a Buddhist centre is eating together. On a full stomach, one relaxes, and becomes a bit more open to others. The Europe Centre uses this effect in an informal daily event called Meet…

The Israeli Retreat Center

Fundraising for one, for all

There are three projects fundraising at the Europe Centre summer course - ours, the Caracas Buddhist Centre, and the Israeli Retreat Centre. The Israeli Diamond Way Buddhists have an ambitious plan to build a large meditation hall for one hundred…

How we got here: 2013

Now that we're fundraising for the next phase of our renovation project, it's natural to ask what we've done so far. 2013 was a great year for Diamond Way Buddhism in the UK, when we finally dispelled all obstacles to…

Lama Ole Nydahl greatly supports our project

Take our Buddhist Centre home with you!

The laws of space-time notwithstanding, you can now bring the 2,000 sq m Beaufoy building home with you! We have created a very limited run of models of our Buddhist centre. Some other Buddhist centres who would like to support…

Head and heart

It's not all about money! The reason we create, renovate and run Buddhist centres (and so the reason we are here in Germany promoting our renovation project) is to develop our human qualities like friendship, compassion, and fearlessness. And we…

The Art Deco villa at the heart of the Europe Centre

The Europe Centre Summer Course

The Europe Centre is the main Diamond Way centre where practitioners from all over the world come to learn from our lamas and each other. [gallery ids="2852,2855"] The Summer Course is the biggest meditation course held in the Europe Centre…

Getting ready for the meditation course to start tomorrow

Fundraising with friends

Members of the London Diamond Way Buddhist centre are here at the Europe Center Summer Course in Germany to fundraise for our renovation project. And of course to meditate, and to have fun! We're building up our information stand where…

School visit to the Buddhist centre

This Wednesday (29 June 2016) we had the pleasure of hosting a school visit of 28 children from St. Lukes CoE Primary School in Lambeth. As our London Diamond Way Buddhist centre is located in a historic Ragged School, the…