Developmental Buddhism


Name of a branch of Buddhism that was formed between 300 years and 700 years after the death of the Buddha, then spread from Northern India into Kashmir, Afghanistan, Nepal, Tibet, Mongolia, China and from there to Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.  This branch was previously named the Northern School, or Mahāyāna Buddhism, but was renamed Developmental Buddhism following the Sixth Buddhism Council held in Rangoon, Burma in 1954-1956.

Developmental Buddhism uses the Sanskrit Buddhist texts as reference.

V: Phật Giáo Phát Triển

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