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His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa

Karmapa on Buddha’s achievement

September 10, 2015

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, shares a teaching on Facebook about the achievement of the historical Buddha and why he is the absolute refuge. Buddhists of all schools take refuge in the Buddha, the Dharma (Buddha’s teaching), and the Sangha (the community of practitioners).

Buddha was not born as Buddha. He was someone who has earned or worked his way towards reaching absolute happiness and…

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