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Theravada Buddhism Teachings and Overview - About.com
Theravada is the dominant form of Buddhism in southeast Asia, and for this reason it is sometimes called the "Southern School." It claims about 100 million ...
http://buddhism.about.com/od/theravadabuddhism/a/theravadabasic.htm
Origins of Theravada Buddhism - About.com
Theravada considers itself to be the school closest to the original form of Buddhism. It emphasizes individual enlightenment and critical reasoning.
http://buddhism.about.com/od/theravadabuddhism/a/theravadahist.htm
Theravada Buddhism - About.com
Theravada is the only surviving part of the Pali school, considered the oldest school of Buddhism. Today's Theravada monastic orders trace their history to the  ...
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The Ten Perfections of Theravada Buddhism - About.com
These Ten Perfections of Theravada are from early Buddhist texts. They are qualities that, if developed, will lead to buddhahood.
http://buddhism.about.com/od/Paramitas/tp/The-Ten-Perfections-Of-Theravada-Buddhism.htm
Arhat -- An Arhat Is an Enlightened Person to Theravada Buddhists
In Theravada Buddhism, an Arhat is an individual who has realized enlightenment and may enter Nirvana.
http://buddhism.about.com/od/abuddhistglossary/g/arhatdef.htm
Brief Guide to Major Sectarian Distinctions in Buddhism
Buddhism can be divided into two major schools: Theravada and Mahayana. Today, Theravada is the dominant form of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand, ...
http://buddhism.about.com/od/findingatempleandsangha/a/Brief-Guide-To-Major-Schools-Of-Buddhism.htm
Uposatha - Uposatha are special observance days in Theravada ...
Uposatha are days marked by a full or new moon that are observed with intensive practice by Theravada Buddhists.
http://buddhism.about.com/od/buddhismglossaryu/g/Uposatha.htm
Buddhism in Burma - Brief Overview and History - About.com
Nearly 90 percent of the people of Burma are considered Theravada Buddhists. Of Burma's 60 million people, it is estimated that at least 500,000 are Buddhist ...
http://buddhism.about.com/od/throughasiaandbeyond/a/Buddhism-In-Burma-Part-1.htm
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.
http://buddhism.about.com/od/mahayanabuddhism/a/aboutmahayana.htm
Vesak - Holy Buddhist Holiday - Buddhism - About.com
Vesak is the most sacred holy day of Theravada Buddhism. Also called Visakha or Wesak, Vesak is an observation of the birth, enlightenment and death ...
http://buddhism.about.com/od/buddhistholidays/a/vesakpuja.htm
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