Mahāyāna (Sanskrit for "Great Vehicle") is ane o twa (or three, unner some clessifications) main exeestin branches o Buddhism an a term for clessification o Buddhist filosofies an practice. The Buddhist tradeetion o Vajrayana is whiles clessified as a pairt o Mahayana Buddhism, but some scholars mey consider it as a different branch althegither.
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