Whether it is the Mahayana sutra tradition or the Vajrayana tantric tradition the key to their effectiveness in terms of liberation is right view and in terms of benefitting others, Bodhichitta. Continue reading What is the difference between sutras and tantras?
Tantra is much talked about in Tibetan Buddhism but is notoriously difficult to define. Lots of things are said about it but when you look at what is called tantra in practice – well it doesn’t conform to what is said about it. No wonder people are confused! The term is in danger of being rendered meaningless. Many of the ways it is defined do not define it at all… Continue reading What Does The Term Tantra Mean & How Can We Begin To Understand It?