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Hi•na•ya•na



Pronunciation: (hē"nu-yä'nu), [key]
n.
earlier of the two great schools of Buddhism, still prevalent in Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, and Cambodia, emphasizing personal salvation through one's own efforts. Also called Theravada. Cf. Mahayana.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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