- a Buddhist of the Hinayana school.
Origin of Hinayanist
Also called Theravadin.
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Indeed among the Hinayanist churches that of Burma has in recent centuries held the first place for learning.
It does not appear that the Hinayanist influence which became predominant in Camboja extended to Champa.
But in Hinayanist Buddhism legend and mythology are ornamental, and edifying, nothing more.Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)