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Will
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Mahavihara

Postby Will » Fri Jan 16, 2009 6:31 pm

The heading Classical Theravada was modified by inserting "Mahavihara". What is the difference between Classical Theravada and Classical Mahavihara Theravada?
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Re: Mahavihara

Postby Dhammanando » Fri Jan 16, 2009 7:46 pm

Hi Will,

Will wrote:The heading Classical Theravada was modified by inserting "Mahavihara". What is the difference between Classical Theravada and Classical Mahavihara Theravada?


There is no difference in meaning, but the wording of the latter makes the referent clearer.

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