Mission of the Organization: The mission of Diamond Heart is to support and inspire individual pursuits that lead to ultimate happiness. (See the “Middle Way Center Mission Statement”)
Buddhism, Yoga, and Meditation Programs: Diamond Heart offers classes that encourage and provide for the knowledge and understanding of the authentic teachings of the philosophy and practice of Buddhism, yoga, and meditation in a Western Context, and in ways that enhance and deepen intellectual, cultural, and spiritual understanding.
Community: Diamond Heart encourages and provides opportunities and an atmosphere for community interaction by offering a wide range of classes and programs in a variety of settings.
Teacher Training: Diamond Heart endeavors to train teachers who will be qualified to transmit the knowledge and practice of Buddhism, yoga, and meditation in a Western context.
Contributions: To date, Diamond Heart has not been recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization. Any donations you make to Diamond Heart may or may not be tax-deductible. If and when Diamond Heart is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization, you will be provided with documentation of any contribution you make to Diamond Heart for which there is a record. In order to make a record of your contribution, please request at the time you make your donation that a record be kept, or else please pay by check or PayPal.
Diamond Heart is a Middle Way Center as founded by Venerable Sumati Marut. We are a not-for-profit organization (not yet non-profit status) dedicated to sharing the authentic teachings of yoga and Buddhism in the Tibetan tradition as well as many texts from the Hindhu tradition. Activities at Diamond Heartl include formal study classes, basic dharma essential classes, meditation instruction, yoga classes, Tibetan language workshops, kirtan, special events, visiting teachers, and community outreach.
We welcome practitioners of all traditions to our teachings and classes. Just bring your curiosity, respect and your open mind. We look forward to seeing you!
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