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E7: Vehicles to Nirvana - The Schools of Buddhism

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Take a look at the three major schools of the Buddhist world: Theravada Buddhism, with its five precepts of ethical behavior; Mahayana Buddhism, the "great vehicle" that created new paths to Nirvana for its practitioners; and Vajrayana - including Tibetan - Buddhism. Also, explore the history of Tibet, the Dalai Lama, and the Tibetan Book of the Dead.