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Is Tibetan Buddhism the same as Vajrayana Buddhism?

As His Holiness the Dalai Lama explained (in a teaching in Finland, 1988):    "What is common to all the four major traditions of Tibetan Buddhism is their emphasis on (MORE)

Is the Buddhist branch of Vajrayana polytheistic?

Buddhism, no matter the branch is neither a polytheistic religion nor a monotheistic one, for it doesn't posit the existence of a supreme God. Tibetan Buddhism believes in the (MORE)

Who are tantric practices taught by in Vajrayana?

The tantric teachings are about transforming impure vision into pure vision. This is accomplished by working with body, energy and mind. The meditation practices described in (MORE)