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One Sect of Buddhism is Theravada Buddhism, and for the other is Mahayana Buddhism

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Who is the leader of the Buddhist faith?

In the same way that there are several sects in the Christian faith, each represented by their own leader, and each ignoring the leadership o other sects top representative (e.g. Baptists do no give any obedience to the Roman Catholic pope). Buddhists are divided into different sects each with their own leadership structure. There is no overall leader.


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