Differences between Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism?

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Differences between Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism?

Postby edwhys211 » Sun Jul 21, 2013 8:13 am

What are the differences between each school?
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Re: Differences between Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism?

Postby Ben » Sun Jul 21, 2013 8:30 am

The relevant discussion is here: viewtopic.php?f=24&t=9302&hilit=mahayana
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tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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