Lama Ole Nydahl – Official Homepage

About Lama Ole

Lama Ole Nydahl was born on the 19th March 1941 North of Copenhagen and grew up there. He studied Philosophy, English and German at the University of Copenhagen, and in the U.S.A, Tübingen and Munich.

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In 2012, Lama Ole teaches at the invitation of the Royal Family in Bhutan. He meets the Queen Mother of Bhutan to attend together with her a special buddhist temple.

The Queenmother of Buthan and Lama Ole Nydahl

The Queenmother of Buthan and Lama Ole Nydahl

Then he is invited to the Kagyu Monlam in Bodhgaya, one of the most important religious events of the Karma Kagyu lineage. At the place where the historical Buddha attained enlightenment, the lineage holders and high masters practise together with thousands of Buddhists from the Himalayas.

Lama Ole Nydahl at the Kagyü Monlam in Bodhgaya

Lama Ole Nydahl at the Kagyü Monlam in Bodhgaya

Lama Ole Nydahl and Alexandra Munoz Barboza marry on November 6, 2014 at the Buddhist Center Copenhagen.

Lama Ole Nydahl and Alexandra Nydahl

Lama Ole Nydahl and Alexandra Nydahl

On the night of his 75th birthday on 19th March 2016, Lama Ole Nydahl gave teachings in Warsaw. About 4,000 students congratulate him during the lecture. Read the congratulation letter from Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Karmapa.

Lama Ole Nydahl's 75th birthday during meditation course in Warsaw on 3rd March 2016

75th birthday during meditation course in Warsaw on 19th March 2016