A type of Buddhism that grew out of Mahayana early in Buddhist history and calls itself the “diamond” (vajra) vehicle (yana), emphasizing the use of tantra (esoteric ritual) as the fastest and most effective path to enlightenment. The most well-known and widely practiced form of Vajrayana today is Tibetan Buddhism, of which the Dalai Lama is the most famous practitioner.« Back to Glossary Index
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