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Variations on Buddhism. Dubbs World. Types of Buddhism. Theravada Mahayana (Pure Land) Zen Lamaism. Theravada. Focused on monks Stricter, more fundamental Southeast Asia Thailand, Cambodia, Burma, Sri Lanka. Mahayana (Pure Land). Originated in China

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Types of buddhism
Types of Buddhism

Theravada

Mahayana (Pure Land)

Zen

Lamaism


Theravada
Theravada

  • Focused on monks

  • Stricter, more fundamental

  • Southeast Asia

    • Thailand, Cambodia, Burma, Sri Lanka


Mahayana pure land
Mahayana (Pure Land)

Originated in China

Bodhisattvas create blissful paradises known as “pure lands”

Amitabha Buddha’s Western Paradise


Zen

Originated in China

Importance of meditation in achieving enlightenment

Less importance on sutra chanting, religious rituals, or worship of buddha images


Lamaism
Lamaism

TIBET

Seventh century, Tibet adopted Buddhism from India

Bon (native Tibetan religion) elements

Lamas ID’d through reincarnation

Dalai Lama reincarnation of the Bodhisattva of Compassion, delaying final nirvana to help mankind

[email protected]: Having a compassionate attitude is the ultimate basis for living a happy life.”


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