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What are the two types of Buddhism?

They are Mahayana and Theravada Theravada was a school, the main 2 are Mahayana and Vajrayana, then Nagarjuna. The original Buddhism from the Buddha was Hinayana.

What are the two major divisions of Buddhism?

They are Theravada and Mahayana. Theravada is closest to the Buddhism that the Buddha taught with very few embellishments. It is called "The Doctrine of the Elders". Mahayana Buddhism uses the same basic set of teachings from The Buddha but… Full Answer