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Myanmar Religion

Myanmar Religion

Almost 90 percent of Myanmar’s population practices Buddhism, a major religion with some 300 million followers worldwide. Its two main branches are the Theravada and Mahayana doctrines. While Theravada Buddhism focuses on individual enlightenment, the Mahayana tradition seeks to bring salvation to all humans. One main difference between Mahayana and Theravada is that in the