Nowadays, there are countless Buddhist centers, communities and practitioners to be found in Europe. On its way here, Buddhism has taken on new forms again and again – Japanese Zen and Tibetan Vajrayana are just two examples of the Dharma’s extraordinary versatility.
But what are the truly essential topics, ideas and practices of Buddhism? What remained timeless in this diversity, what can change? In short: what’s next for Buddhism in the west?
In this talk, Ringu Tulku Rinpoche will explore these questions and explain the prediction of Kathog Rigzin Tsewang Norbu about the future of Buddhism. How can we as Dharma practitioners make our contribution so that the wisdom that the Buddha discovered many centuries ago may find new expressions?