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Mahayana

(skt.: mahayana; tib.: theg chen) Great vehicle. It refers to one of the two general divisions of Buddhism. Mahayana practitioners motivation is Bodhicitta and they strive to reach Buddhahood for the benefit of all sentient beings. Mahayana has two divisions: Paramitayana or Sutrayana and Vajrayana or Tantrayana, Mantrayana.

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"This world we see is a painting born from the brush of discursive thought, and within it or upon it nothing truly existent can be found. All things in samsara and nirvana are but mental labels and projections. Knowing this one knows reality; seeing this one sees most true."
- 2nd Dalai Lama

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