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Noun: Mahayana  ,maa-hu'yaa-nu
  1. A major school of Buddhism teaching social concern and universal salvation; China; Japan; Tibet; Nepal; Korea; Mongolia
     
  2. 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
    - Mahayana Buddhism

Type of: Buddhism

Encyclopedia: Mahayana