These do not correspond with any Pali texts and all belong to the Mahayana.
The monks amount to several myriads, most of whom are students of the Mahayana.
Brahma and Indra are in fact to-day considered in Mahayana to be the chief patrons and protectors of Buddhism.
Both schools existed but the Mahayana was the more flourishing.
Enlarging I-Ching's definition we may find in the Mahayana seven lines of thought or practice.
Vehicles, the three, 234, 235; see also Hinayana and Mahayana.
The Mahayana did not suppress the Hinayana but it gradually absorbed the traffic.
The Mahayana applied it to the external world and proved by ingenious arguments that nothing at all exists.
Tradition, as mentioned above, connects the rise of the Mahayana with the reign of Kanishka.
The Mahayana grows out of the Hinayana and in many respects the Hinayana passes into it and is preserved unchanged.