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- Mahāyāna (Sanskrit: महायान, romanized: mahāyāna; English: /ˌmɑːhəˈjɑːnə/; "Great Vehicle") is one of two main existing branches of Buddhism (the other...
- The Mahayana sutras are a broad genre of Buddhist scriptures that various traditions of Mahayana Buddhism accept as canonical. They are largely preserved...
- confirmation or prediction from a living Buddha that this will be so. In Mahayana Buddhism, a bodhisattva refers to anyone who has generated bodhicitta,...
- recognized by scholars: Theravada (Pali: "The School of the Elders") and Mahayana (Sanskrit: "The Great Vehicle"). Most Buddhist traditions share the goal...
- Teaching," and Mahāyāna, literally the "Great Vehicle." The most common cl****ification among scholars is threefold: Theravāda, Mahāyāna and Vajrayāna....
- The Mahāyāna Mahāparinirvāṇa Sūtra (महापरिनिर्वाण सूत्र, traditional Chinese: 大般涅槃經; pinyin: Dàbānnièpán-jīng; ****anese: Daihatsunehan-gyō, Tibetan: མྱང་འདས་ཀྱི་མདོ་)...
- Mahayana canon is the canon of scriptures of Mahayana Buddhism. Mahayana canon may specifically refer to: Chinese Buddhist canon, the total body of Buddhist...
- alongside An Shigao, also translated an early Mahāyāna Buddhist text on the bodhisattva path. Mahāyāna Buddhism was first widely propagated in China by...
- rebirth as well as the dissolution of the skandhas. In some Mahāyāna scriptures, notably the Mahāyāna Mahāparinirvāṇa Sūtra, Parinirvāṇa is described as the...
- focus on the Bodhisattva idea, commonly known as Mahayana (great vehicle) sutras. Many of the Mahayana sutras were written in Sanskrit and then translated...
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