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Unformatted text preview: Emphasizes rules and education Theravada Text Paili Canon: Collection of Buddhas Teachings Tipitaka Theravada Purpose in life Become Arhat; A saint who has achieve Nirvana and will not be reborn again. Four stages to become an Arhat -Sotapana attain by overcoming false beliefs -Sakadagamin one who will only be reborn once more. -Anagamin one who will be reborn in heaven -Arhat : one that has attained enlightenment and will never be reborn Mahayana Buddhism 1 st century, more liberal. Greater Vehicle Available to all people and not only monks and ascetics. North Asia and Far East. Including China, Japan, Korea, Tibet and Mongolia More religious Compassion is the highest virtue. Emphasizes tuition and practice Mahayana Sacred Text Pali Canon...
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