Buddhism and the Buddhist Teachings of the Diamond Way

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Buddha The historical Buddha Shakyamuni was born around 560 B.C.E. to a royal family in Northern India. From early childhood, he was surrounded by wealth and beauty, and enjoyed a sophisticated education. more...

The Karmapas The Gyalwa Karmapa is known to be the first recognized incarnate lama of Tibet. After some significant lives as accomplisher in India, he chose his further rebirths north of the Himalayas. more...

The Karma Kagyu Lineage The Karma Kagyu lineage belongs to one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. As a lineage of direct oral transmission, it especially treasures meditation and, through interaction with a qualified teacher, can bring about the full and direct experience of the nature of mind. more...

Buddhist Teachings The teachings of Buddhism have remained a liberating gift to mankind for the last 2500 years. Non-dogmatic and without any gods or commandments, they have enabled people to benefit both others and themselves. more...

Diamond Way Buddhism more...

Differences of Buddhist schools Buddha gave instructions for three different types of people. Those who wanted to avoid suffering received the instructions about cause and effect (small way, skt. Hinayana). Those who wanted to do more for others were given the teachings on wisdom and compassion called the Great Way (skt. Mahayana). Where people had strong confidence in their own and others' Buddha nature, Buddha taught the Diamond Way (skt. Vajrayana) These are the basis for the three main types of Buddhism. more...

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