What is the best way to get into Buddhism? [Reader Question]

Why some people become Buddhist in this life time and while others don't has a lot to do with their individual karma. It is important to stress that each major religion has tools to develop and cultivate practices that generate inner happiness. Buddhism is focused on cultivating 'enlightened mind' Bodhicitta, and on cultivating inner happiness. … Continue reading What is the best way to get into Buddhism? [Reader Question]

How to Practice in the 21st Century: Advice from the Gyalwang Karmapa

Reprinted with permission from Kagyu Office: On practice and setting up a proper altar/shrine at home. The recent teachings given by the Gyalwang Karmapa in New Delhi focused on the deity known as Akshobhya or Mitrukpa in Tibetan (the Undisturbed). On the first two days, the Karmapa introduced the practice lineage of Akshobhya and told … Continue reading How to Practice in the 21st Century: Advice from the Gyalwang Karmapa