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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing personal salvation through your own efforts.

Usage examples (38)
  • Buddhism called Theravada, to find financial support.
  • In doing so, they expand the very nature of what is known as the 'Theravada'.
  • Buddhism such as Theravada Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism and Vajrayana Buddhism.
  • Theravada emphasizes the practice of mindfulness meditation. for more
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