Major Schools in the United States

William B. Turner
6 min readFeb 20, 2020

“The two major schools of Buddhism, Theravada and the Mahayana, are to be understood as different expressions of the same teaching of the historical Buddha.”

http://www.buddhanet.net/e-learning/buddhistworld/schools2.htm

There are four major schools of Buddhism in the United States. This is not necessarily all of the schools of Buddhism in the world. This study focuses on the United States on the assumption that most readers will live here. If you live elsewhere, and/or know of schools other than the ones I discuss here, by all means explore…

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