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Mahayana: This is a mixture where Vegetarianism is observed, but not always practical. Their traditions and lineages remain separate to the present day. Violence directly causes harm and suffering to sentient beings, pollutes the minds of those who use it, and creates cycles of hatred and retribution that can inflict terrible damage, both physical and psychological. Although monasticism continued as a central institution, the Bodhisattva ideal opened the soteriology to new symbolic forms, beliefs, and practices.

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Publisher: Liturgical Pr (January 2004)


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