Synonyms

1. Buddhism

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

Synonyms

  • Mahayana
  • Tantrism
  • Hinayana
  • religion
  • organized religion
  • Buddhist
  • faith
  • Zen

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2. Buddhism

noun. 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.

Synonyms

  • Zen Buddhism
  • Mahayana
  • Tantrism
  • Shingon
  • religion
  • Mahayana Buddhism
  • Theravada
  • Tibetan Buddhism
  • Lamaism
  • religious belief
  • Tantra
  • faith
  • Zen

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • apophatism
  • doctrine of analogy
  • cataphatism

3. Mahayana

noun. 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.

Synonyms

  • Mahayana Buddhism
  • Yogacara

Etymology

  • महायान (Sanskrit)

4. Mahayana

noun. a major school of Buddhism teaching social concern and universal salvation; China; Japan; Tibet; Nepal; Korea; Mongolia.

Synonyms

  • Mahayanist

Etymology

  • महायान (Sanskrit)
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