Synonyms of mahayana


1. Mahayana, Buddhism

usage: a major school of Buddhism teaching social concern and universal salvation; China; Japan; Tibet; Nepal; Korea; Mongolia

2. Mahayana, Mahayana Buddhism, Buddhism

usage: 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

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