Subject History

History: Mahayana Buddhism

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  • Name: Mahayana Buddhism
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    "Mahayana Buddhism" is Mahāyāna is one of two main existing branches of Buddhism (the other being Theravada) and a term for classification of Buddhist philosophies and practice.

    Origin theories, Earliest inscriptions, Growth, Later developments are a few themes of "Mahayana Buddhism".

    People study "Mahayana Buddhism" in order to Mahayana: Mahayana, (Sanskrit: “Greater Vehicle”) movement that arose within Indian Buddhism around the beginning of the Common Era.

    A few scholars of "Mahayana Buddhism" include Balangoda Ananda, Maitreya Thero, B. R. Ambedkar, Stephen T. Asma.