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The chief subdivisions within Buddhism can be classified into three major branches: Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana. Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism split in the 1st century, and Mahayana then subdivided into several schools, including Zen, Pure Land, and Nichiren. The Vajrayana Buddhist tradition is an esoteric sect predominant in Tibet and Nepal.

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