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大乘     Dàshèng     Mahayana Buddhism / Mahāyāna / Mahāyāna Buddhism

Traditional:
Grammar: Proper Noun
Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: mahāyāna, Japanese: Daijō; a major branch of Buddhism, practiced today in East Asia and Tibet (BL 'Mahāyāna'; Faxiang 'Mahayana'; FGDB '大乘')
Related: 大乘佛教(Also known as)、摩诃衍(Also known as)、摩诃衍那(Also known as)
Parent concept: 大乘佛教 (Mahāyāna Buddhism)
Topic: Buddhism

Other senses of the word: 大乘

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