Why Kalachakra is special.
Kalachakra means cycles of time. The initiation to Kalachakra is very special for many reasons. It's special and worthwhile to do. First of all it's special because His Holiness is giving the initiation some of his qualities. First of all the method that it presents for achieving enlightenment has a lot of very unique features in terms of how you actually achieve the body of a Buddha. In all the different systems that you have for achieving Buddhahood – if you really examine them – the main difference come about in how you achieve the body of a Buddha. That's not easy to do.
The other reason why Kalachakra is special is because it's so extensive and it presents a great many teachings. Actually, going into the initiation is like entering the door of an entire world of various teachings, various methods.