Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • A vehicle of mind with seven excellent qualities like these is what is called mahayana, a vast vehicle of the mind.

    Buddha-Nature, Day One of a Discourse on Uttaratantra ��� Part Two: The First Three Verses of Chapter One

  • Taking and sending (mahayana mind training) was often the only form of practice I could do, and it worked, not in the sense of easing the pain or finding some transcendent state, but in providing me with a way to be in my experience, not blocking it, nor being consumed by it.

    Ken McLeod: Is Happiness the Goal of Religion, or of Life?

  • Furthermore, with a firm foundation of ethical self-discipline, proper disciples have developed a mahayana mind imbued with love, compassion, exceptional resolve and bodhichitta, and have come to hold a madhyamaka view of reality by having studied, in stages, the less sophisticated Buddhist tenet systems.

    5 Alternative Kalachakra

  • He then again exerted himself, and they succeeded in crossing to the south of the range, and arrived in the kingdom of Lo-e,5 where there were nearly three thousand monks, students of both the mahayana and hinayana.

    A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms

  • The inhabitants all profess our Law, and join together in its religious music for their enjoyment. 1 The monks amount to several myriads, most of whom are students of the mahayana. 2 They all receive their food from the common store. 3

    A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms

  • The mahayana school regard him as the apotheosis of perfect wisdom.

    A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms

  • At this place the monks and nuns may be a thousand, who all receive their food from the common store, and pursue their studies, some of the mahayana and some of the hinayana.

    A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms

  • The lord of the country lodged Fa-hien and the others comfortably, and supplied their wants, in a monastery6 called Gomati,6 of the mahayana school.

    A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms

  • Brahman teacher, whose name also is Manjusri,7 whom the Shamans of greatest virtue in the kingdom, and the mahayana Bhikshus honour and look up to.

    A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms

  • Law,4 and had (around him) more than a thousand monks, mostly students of the mahayana.

    A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.