The leader of Tibetan Buddhists renounced the monastic vows and married

The leader of Tibetan Buddhists renounced the monastic vows and married

MOSCOW, March 30 — RIA Novosti. The leader of one of the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism, trinley Thaye Dorje, recognized as Karmapa XVII some of the followers of the faith, gave up his monastic vows and married a childhood friend, reports Hindustan Times.

Karmapa head of the Karma Kagyu lineage, who lived in the XII century. Since, according to the teachings of the Buddha, all beings are reborn, and enlightened masters are reborn consciously, after Karmapa’s death, his followers began to look for the man in which it was reborn. Each Karmapa at the end of its life leaves a letter or verbal instructions on where to find his next incarnation. It is also claimed that, having been born again, the Karmapa can bring himself to learn, saying in early childhood: “I am Karmapa”. Currently, opinion was divided. Part of kaupina recognized as the reincarnation of Karmapa trinley Thaye Dorje, but most other lamas believe their leader Urgyen trinley Dorje.

I have a hunch that my decision to marry would have a positive impact not only for me but for my family. For all of us it will become something beautiful and poleznymi Thaye Dorje

However, trinley Thaye Dorje gave up the title of the Karmapa and going to continue operations as a rebirth of the leader of the Buddhist school.

Darling Lama began his 36-year-old childhood friend from Bhutan. Himself trinley Thaye Dorje was born in Tibet in the family of high lamas and women who descended from Tibetan nobility. According to his official biography, the boy in half a year declared himself the reincarnation of the Karmapa.

The popularity of the rival trinley Thaye Dorje for the title of Karmapa XVII due to the fact that it recognized the Dalai Lama.