Cambridge Buddhist Centre

Are there different sorts of Buddhism?

As Buddhism has spread around the world it has taken on different forms according to the culture of the country it is in, from austere Zen in Japan to colourful Tibetan Buddhism. Despite differences in appearance, they all have the common aim of enlightenment and all revere the ‘three jewels’: the Buddha, the Dharma (his teaching) and the Sangha (his enlightened followers). The FWBO has the aim of bringing Buddhism into modern western culture, where it is expressed in different ways than in the East.

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