Who we are

Karma Gyaltsen Ling is an officially recognized Buddhist Center, situated in Thessaloniki,that makes available in northern Greece the authentic and precious teachings of the Buddha.

These teaching are nowadays flourishing in the West, as they respond to the deepest need of the contemporary men and women for inner peace and self knowledge. Weekly meditation groups occur in our Center, and Buddhist seminars are given regularly, as well as conferences from recognized Greek and foreign teachers.

Karma Gyaltsen Ling belongs spiritually to the Karma Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism, the supreme head of which are the Gyalwa Karmapas (nowadays His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, Trinley Taye Dorje). The Center has been recognized as a temple by the Greek Ministry of Education and Religion (permission number 14432/Α3, 01/03/2006).