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Q.

The Mahasamghika School arose at which among the following places?

 A.

Bodha Gaya

 B.

Rajagriha

 C.

Sravasti

 D.

Vaisali

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Solution:
Option(D) is correct

Also known as Mahasamghika, Mahasanghika, or Mahasanghika.

  • Great monastic community.
  • One of first schools of Nikaya Buddhism
  • Result of (the first schism at) the Second Council at Vaishali where they were outvoted and seceded.
  • The teachings of this school concerning the nature of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas.

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