What you didn’t know about Buddhism
- Buddhism in Denmark have approximately 20,000 – 25,000 members.
- But! Accurate figures for the number of Buddhists in Denmark is not known, as it is illegal to record people’s faiths in Denmark.
- There are about 40 different Buddhist groups in Denmark, but only 6 of them have the status of recognized religion by the state.
- In 1991, the Tibetan-born Lakha Lama tried to establish a trans-sectarian Buddhist umbrella organization called the Buddhist Forum and since 1993 it has been a member of the European Buddhist Union despite having only two hundred paying members.