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date: 10 December 2019

Mahāyāna. ( T. theg pa chen po; C. dasheng; J. daijō; K. taesŭng 大乘‎). 

Source:
The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism
Author(s):
Robert E. BuswellRobert E. Buswell Jr., David S. LopezDavid S. Lopez Jr.

In Sanskrit, “great vehicle”; a term, originally of self-appellation, which is used historically to refer to a movement that began ...

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