There are two monasteries in it, the inmates of which are students of the Hinayana.
The people of the country were mostly students of the Hinayana.
The Mahayana did not suppress the Hinayana but it gradually absorbed the traffic.
The longest recension is said to contain a polemic against the Hinayana.
If we wish to gain the lesser fruition (of the Hinayana) we may pursue it through the eight grades of sanctification.
Vehicles, the three, 234, 235; see also Hinayana and Mahayana.
And if we look at the abuses of both systems the fossilized monk of the Hinayana will compare favourably with the tantric adept.
The Mahayana grows out of the Hinayana and in many respects the Hinayana passes into it and is preserved unchanged.
In this also there were more than four thousand monks, all students of the Hinayana.
The first two which were the older seem to have belonged to the Hinayana and the other two even more definitely to the Mahayana.