Going for Refuge

'As a committed Buddhist one goes for refuge - or tries to - all the time. As one’s appreciation of the three jewels grows, one’s going for refuge becomes correspondingly more profound.'  

Sangharakshita has said that the act of going for refuge is what makes one a Buddhist. What does this actually mean? And what are the possible results of this act for us?

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Saturday, September 7, 2019 to Saturday, September 21, 2019