Theravada Buddhism

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Theravada Buddhism:

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, religion and philosophy founded in India c.525 B.C. by Siddhartha Gautama, called the Buddha. There are over 300 million Buddhists worldwide. One of the great world religions, it is divided into two main schools: the Theravada or Hinayana in Sri Lanka and SE Asia, and
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In the present article I study in detail the narratives on rules concerning bhikkhum ordination in the way these have been recorded in the Cullavagga of the Theravada Vinaya, followed by a brief look at the description in the Dlpavamsa of the transmission of bhikkhum ordination to Sri Lanka and its possible bearing on how the rules on bhikkhum ordination in the Cullavagga would have been interpreted in the past.
I want to argue here that what we see in Singapore is actually relevant to a number of other contexts in Southeast Asia, in particular those in which Theravada Buddhism is associated in some way with minority actors.
Ha habido casos historicos de linajes theravada que, por una razon u otra, terminaron y fueron recomenzados, por lo general en un contexto de guerra o de revueltas politicas.
of Montana) presents an advanced primer of early Buddhism as it existed in India and through the Theravada branch.
A survey of the literature on the practice of religion in Theravada Buddhist countries reveals what may be a unique situation in the study of religions.
Unlike the followers of Tibetan Buddhism these people remained mixed with their counterpart Hindus and carried teachings of the Buddha in the Theravada tradition.
Located in the Indian Ocean and separated from India by the Palk Strait to the south, the country has the longest history of Theravada Buddhism with more than 70% of its population being ethnic Sinhalese.
Though Knitter's Buddhism is utterly ahistorical and quintessentially American, I actually find it reassuring that I cannot recognize it as Theravada or Mahayana or Vajrayana.
To many, it is a non-issue, either because they do not believe the Theravada bhikkhuni sangha can be revived, do not see any need for it, do not think women want it, or do not even know it already exists.
These soothing jazz sessions inspire us, imbued as they are by the influence of Thai Theravada ("Teaching of the Elders") Buddhism.
This Western Zen teacher came to serve inmates predominantly of Southeast Asian descent and of Buddhism's Theravada and Pure Land traditions.
Ela se refere as escolas do budismo predominantes nas duas partes: Theravada em Myanmar e Mahayana no Tibete.