Mahayana Buddhism

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Noun1.Mahayana Buddhism - one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing a common search for universal salvation especially through faith aloneMahayana Buddhism - one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing a common search for universal salvation especially through faith alone; the dominant religion of China and Tibet and Japan
Buddhism - the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth
Yogacara - one of the main traditions of Mahayana Buddhism; holds that the mind is real but that objects are just ideas or states of consciousness
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The minister said that Korean tradition is Buddhism-centric and Korean Mahayana Buddhism comes from Gandhara, therefore speaking of culture, Korea has a natural bond with Pakistan.
are centres of Mahayana Buddhism, while Tezu, Namsai and Lohit have got several Hinayana Buddhism centres.
The Flower Ornament Scripture, one of the major texts of Mahayana Buddhism, is also known as the Scripture of Inconceivable Liberation.
Fussman attempts to track the history of scholarly attitudes toward Mahayana Buddhism as affecting our capacity to discern Mahayana influence in Gandharan and Mathuran art.
However, despite this claim, I believe there is at least one major area of detailed comparison that has been largely overlooked by other commentators: the centrality of compassion to both Mahayana Buddhism and to Schopenhauer's ethics.
of Vaishnavism and Shaivism, and then Buddhism for Champa in Part 2, Mahayana Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Indra and Garuda, and spirit cults in Vietnam in Part 3.
At one time a Hindu shrine, then a Buddhist one, when the state religion changed to Mahayana Buddhism, the complex reverted once more to Hinduism, before Buddhism finally took root in the land in the 14th century and the city was adorned with statues, large and small, of the Buddha.
The nation's constitution, which says Mahayana Buddhism is the state religion, provides for funding for Buddhist monks.
These pieces of spiritual beings are emphasized in many people in popular culture and history, and Taigen Dan Leighton explores this ideal, and presents a fine introductory to Mahayana Buddhism.
For over two millennia this foreign religion from India via Central Asia has laid down roots in its adopted land, and continuously evolved to develop into a uniquely Chinese Mahayana Buddhism that has infiltrated a wide spectrum of Chinese society up to the present day.
Mahayana Buddhism, however, has the concept of a hodhisattva, a person who forgoes the final stage of enlightenment in order to stay on earth and help odiers attain salvation.
What Z is a form of Mahayana Buddhism which began in China in about the 16th century AD?