Origin of Hinayana
Words nearby Hinayana
How to use Hinayana in a sentence
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.
The first two which were the older seem to have belonged to the Hinayana and the other two even more definitely to the Mahayana.
In the Panjab both schools were prevalent but the Hinayana evidently strong.
If we wish to gain the lesser fruition (of the Hinayana) we may pursue it through the eight grades of sanctification.
British Dictionary definitions for Hinayana
- any of various early forms of Buddhism
- (as modifier)Hinayana Buddhism