Although the 18–20 early Buddhist schools ... in the definition of Hīnayāna given
by Yijing is ...
May 11, 2015 ... Introduction to the three main traditions in Buddhist practice and philosopy. ...
divided into the three Yanas (Skt.), meaning 'Vehicles' or 'Paths'.
With regard to the Buddhist teachings themselves, all the various Hinayana
sutras ... teachings” to mean neither the Hinayana sutras nor the Mahayana
Hinayana definition, earlier of the two great schools of Buddhism, still prevalent in
Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, and Cambodia, emphasizing personal salvation ...
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Clearing Up Some Misconceptions about Buddhism ... 'Hinayana' means' 'small
vehicle' or 'lesser vehicle'. 'Theravada' means 'teaching of the elders.'.
... of Buddhism, the schools are often divided into the three Yanas, meaning '
Vehicles' or 'Paths'. These three are: the Hinayana, Mahayana and Tantrayana.
Theravada (Pali: thera "elders" + vada "word, doctrine"), the "Doctrine of the
Elders ... of the human condition and that serve to define the entire scope of
Noun, 1. Hinayana Buddhism - an offensive name for the early conservative
Theravada Buddhism; it died out in India but survived in Sri Lanka and was taken
Noun, 1. Theravada Buddhism - one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine
emphasizing personal salvation through your own efforts; a conservative form of
Hinayana synonyms, Hinayana pronunciation, Hinayana translation, English
dictionary definition of Hinayana. n. Offensive Theravada Buddhism.