Brno Diamond Way meditation centre
The Diamond Way meditation centre in Brno is open to everyone interested in Buddhism. The regular program includes public lectures, guided common meditations and explanations for newcomers. We are the part of the Karma Kagyu lineage, and our main teachers are Lama Ole Nydahl and the 17th Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje.
Every Thursday at 8 pm
Common meditation in English
Approximately once a month at 8 pm
Buddhist lecture in Czech
(We can provide interpretation on request. Please send us an e-mail.)
Buddha gave his students effective methods aimed at their personal development that would allow them to live better, become free and full of joy. His teachings were given in everyday situations while he was travelling with his students throughout India and teaching “the way things are”. Read more.
The Buddhist meditation is the fastest way to develop the mind’s full potential and to reach the lasting happiness. The Buddhist goal is exceedingly simple – to get rid of hopes and fears and reach absolute freedom. All mind’s perfect qualities arise naturally in the moment of here and now. Read more.
The Diamond Way Buddhist centre was founded by Lama Ole Nydahl, one of the first Westerners who were asked to teach Buddhism in the West. The centre is under the spiritual guidance of the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje who is the head of the Karma Kagyu lineage. Read more.
How to reach us
612 00 Brno
+420 608 976 105 – Jakub Šardický
+420 732 193 542 – Kateřina Balvínová
Please, do not park next to the centre, use nearby parking lots!
Buses No. 44, 84, 53 and N93 (“Divišova čtvrť” stop). Detailed description.
New people are recommended to come for the Buddhist lecture first, which takes place approx. once a month at 8 pm (see Upcoming events) and takes approx. 2.5 hours. The admission fee is CZK 80. At the end of the lecture there will be space for your questions, be it on the topic or on Buddhism in general. These are to be followed by a 15-minute meditation suitable even for beginners. If you cannot come for the lecture for time reasons, you may also come on other days and join us for the common public meditation. read more