Theravada

One of the two major forms of Buddhism, common in Southeast Asia (Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia, and Myanmar); the other is the later Mahayana. Theravada Buddhism, or the Way of the Elders, is...
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Theravada

Theravada Buddhism noun one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing personal salvation through your own efforts; a conservative form of Buddhism that adheres to Pali scriptures and the non-theistic ideal of self purification to N...
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Theravada

major form of Buddhism prevalent in Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos.[34 related articles]
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Theravada

One of the two major forms of Buddhism, common in Southeast Asia (Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia, and Myanmar); the other is the later Mahayana. Theravada Buddhism, or the Way of the Elders, is also known as the Hinayana, or Lesser School. It follows the Tripitaka (`three baskets`), or Pali Canon, and emphasizes the monastic life of me...
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Theravada

Theravāda (स्थविरवाद; Pali: थेरवाद) is the oldest surviving branch of Buddhism. The name Theravāda literally means `the Teaching of the Elders.` It is relatively conservative, and according to Rupert Gethin, it is closer to early Buddhism than other existing Buddhist traditions. ==Adherents== Theravāda Buddhism i.....
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Theravada

The Way of the Elders. The southern branch of Buddhism. More doctrinally conservative than Mahayana (narrower conception of what is canonical). Strong focus on correct practice and right conduct.
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