Buddhism in Brazil

Brazil. With nearly 250,000 Buddhists, Brazil is home to the third largest Buddhist population in the Americas, after the United States and Canada. Buddhism in Brazil consists of practitioners from various Buddhist traditions and schools. All four major schools of Vajrayana Buddhism, Nyingma, Gelug, Sakya and Kagyu schools, maintain active centres in Brazil. Buddhism was[…]

Brazil visit by Khenpo Dr Ngawang Jorden

Brazil. IBA Principal Khenpo Dr Ngawang Jorden is visiting Brazil for 3 weeks where he is teaching The Complete Path at Mosteiro Sakya Brasil. The Centre has a meditation class every Tuesday and students attended a talk by Khenpo La last week. Lama Rinchen, abbot of the centre, also took Khenpo La for a short[…]