Hinayan flourished in Ceylon - Art & Culture

Q.  Which sect of Buddhism flourished in Ceylon?
- Published on 18 Aug 15

a. Mahayan
b. Hinayan
c. Vajrayana
d. Mahayana and Hinayana equally flourished

ANSWER: Hinayan
As Buddhism travelled to new regions such as Sri Lanka, other texts such as the Dipavamsa (literally, the chronicle of the island) and Mahavamsa (the great chronicle) were written, containing regional histories of Buddhism.

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