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Theravāda. ( S. *Sthaviravāda/*Sthaviranikya; T. Gnas brtan sde pa; C. Shangzuo bu; J. Jōzabu; K. Sangjwa pu 上座部‎). 

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

In Pāli, “Way of the Elders” or “School of the Elders”; a designation traditionally used for monastic and textual lineages, ...

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