Definition of Mahayanist

1. Noun. An adherent of Mahayana Buddhism.

Group relationships: Mahayana
Generic synonyms: Adherent, Disciple
Derivative terms: Mahayana, Mahayana



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mahayanist

Mahabharata
Mahabharatam
Mahabharatum
Mahaim fibres
Mahal
Mahalia Jackson
Mahan
Mahanadi
Maharashtra
Maharashtrian
Maharashtrians
Maharastra
Mahatma Gandhi
Mahayana
Mahayana Buddhism
Mahayanist (current term)
Mahdi
Mahernia verticillata
Mahgrib
Mahican
Mahilyow
Mahler
Mahlon
Mahmood
Mahmoud
Mahomet
Mahometan
Mahometanism
Mahometanize
Mahometanized

Literary usage of Mahayanist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1919)
"Now to become a Buddha is, in the eyes of the Mahayanist, to become one in essence with the Infinite. Accordingly, a Buddha may be said to be the Trikaya ..."

2. On Yuan Chwang's Travels in India, 629-645 A.D. by Thomas Watters (1904)
"The first in the list of subjects is the shih-shan (-{* ||) or "Ten Virtues" that is, the ten excellent precepts which the Mahayanist undertook to observe. ..."

3. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1904)
"In taking this he was not acting in strict accordance with Mahayanist discipline, and I-ching states positively that milk was not a lawful article of food ..."

4. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1908)
"It is based on three Mahayanist books, the greater and lesser Sukhavati Vyuha or 'Description of the Happy Land,' and the ' Meditation on Eternal Life'; ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... the celestial beings, and the "body of fabrication," the illusory form of an earthly Buddha such as Gautama. The Mahayanist belief in the powerful and ..."

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