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Mahayana Is the Great Vehicle School of Buddhism
There are a few basic teachings that distinguish all forms of Mahayana. Here Mahayana and Theravada are compared to make these distinctions clear.
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Definition and History of Mahayana Buddhism - About.com
Mahayana, which means "Great Vehicle" in Sanskrit, is one of the two major schools of Buddhism. It emerged as a separate school from Theravada, the other  ...
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Mahayana Buddhism - About.com
Mahayana means "great vehicle," and the primary distinction of Mahayana is its emphasis on the enlightenment of all beings. Mahayana idealizes the ...
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A List of Major Mahayana Sutras - Buddhism - About.com
The scriptures of Mahayana Buddhism.mostly were written between the 1st century BCE and the 5th century CE, although a few may have been written as late ...
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How Mahayana Buddhism Began: Origins of Mahayana Buddhism
Mahayana's precise origins are a mystery, but it emerged as a separate school of Buddhism in about the 1st century BCE. Today it is the dominant form of ...
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Sunyata (Shunyata) Definition in Mahayana Buddhism
According to the Mahayana Buddhist teaching of sunyata -- emptiness or void -- all beings and phenomena are empty of independent, permanent essence.
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The Mahayana Sutras - Buddhism - About.com
Most of the Mahayana Sutras were written between 100 BCE and 200 CE. The authorship for most is unknown. Different schools of Mahayana Buddhism ...
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Zen - Zen is a school of Mahayana Buddhism - About.com
Zen is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that originated in China about 500 CE. " Zen" is a Japanese name derived from the Chinese "Ch'an." Ch'an is the ...
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Madhyamika -- Madhyamika Is a Cornerstone of Mahayana Buddhism
Madhyamika was an early school of Mahayana Buddhism. Madhyamika is primarily concerned with the nature of existence and the doctrine of shunyata, ...
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Guide to Mahayana Buddhism in the West - About.com
Here is a simple guide to the several schools of Mahayana Buddhism that have been established in the West.
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