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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for mahayana in the sense of this definition

(mahayana is a kind of ...) the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth

(... is a kind of mahayana ) one of the main traditions of Mahayana Buddhism; holds that the mind is real but that objects are just ideas or states of consciousness

Definition 2: a major school of Buddhism teaching social concern and universal salvation; China; Japan; Tibet; Nepal; Korea; Mongolia - [noun denoting group]

(mahayana is a kind of ...) a religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha

(mahayana is a member of ...) an adherent of Mahayana Buddhism

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