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Mahayana Buddhism began developing out of Theravada Buddhism in about 100 BCE. In this respect, Buddhist ethics may seem more similar to the views of ancient Greek thinkers such as Aristotle than to more modern Western thought. Probably composed in the period 100 bce–100 ce, the White Lotus proposes that the three yanas (Shravakayana, Pratyekabuddhayana, and Bodhisattvayana) are not in fact three different paths leading to three goals, but one path, with one goal.

Pages: 594

Publisher: American Institute of Buddhist Studies; Bilingual edition (February 19, 2013)

ISBN: 1935011049

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