Synonyms for hinayana buddhism |

Synonyms and antonyms for hinayana buddhism

1. Buddhism (n.)

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


2. Buddhism (n.)

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


3. Hinayana (n.)

an offensive name for the early conservative Theravada Buddhism; it died out in India but survived in Sri Lanka and was taken from there to other regions of southwestern Asia


4. Hinayana (n.)

a major school of Buddhism teaching personal salvation through one's own efforts