How to Become a Buddhist (Taking Refuge)

Duration 21:49

The first step a practitioner of Buddhism will take towards committing themselves to the Buddha and his teachings, is to take refuge in the Triple Gem. Taking refuge is the process that officially makes one a Buddhist.

In this video, I explain the method of taking refuge, what is actually means in terms of one’s practice, how to know if you’re ready for this step, and what benefits come from making this spiritual commitment.