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hinayana


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hinayana 
  n  1:  a  major  school  of  Buddhism  teaching  personal  salvation 
  through  one's  own  efforts  [syn:  {Hinayana}] 
  2:  one  of  two  great  schools  of  Buddhist  doctrine  emphasizing 
  personal  salvation  through  one's  own  efforts;  chiefly  in 
  Sri  Lanka  (Ceylon);  Myanmar  (Burma);  Thailand;  Cambodia 
  [syn:  {Hinayana}] 




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