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Mahayana Buddhism

Mahayana arose out of Mahasanghikas.

They believed the divinity of Buddha.

They gave more importance to faith rather than reason.

The ultimate aim of life was to go to heaven.

They offered prayers to Buddha.

They believed in the worship of Buddha and made his beautiful idols. Sanskrit was the religious language.

They had many religious rituals.

Mahayana had two philosophicial schools. Mahayana had two philosophical schools, the madhyamika and yogachara.

They teaches the salvation for all.

Skhovati is the Mahayana heaven.

They gave prominent place to the Boddhisatvas, who for the great kindness and helped humanity with their own suffering.

It is very popolar in china, Japan,Central Asia and many parts of India.