barcsimalsi wrote:It is more like Atheism vs Pagansim with the help of Buddha's footsteps.
Raitanator wrote:porpoise wrote:barcsimalsi wrote:It is more like Atheism vs Pagansim with the help of Buddha's footsteps.
I wonder what's it's based on.
Theravada (The Teachings of the Elders)
The teaching of the Buddha according to this school is very plain. He asks us to ‘abstain from all kinds of evil, to accumulate all that is good and to purify our mind’. These can be accomplished by The Three Trainings: the development of ethical conduct, meditation and insight-wisdom...
Mahayana (The Great Vehicle)
The Mahayana is more of an umbrella body for a great variety of schools, from the Tantra school (the secret teaching of Yoga) well represented in Tibet and Nepal to the Pure Land sect, whose essential teaching is that salvation can be attained only through absolute trust in the saving power of Amitabha, longing to be reborn in his paradise through his grace...