Buddhist schools and Pure Dhamma

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      Brett
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      Hello Lal,

      Which school, sect, or organization of Buddhism would you say teaches Pure Dhamma or the closest version of it today?

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      Lal
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      Hello Brett,

      Of course, the Theravada tradition is the only one that supposedly follows the Pali Tipitaka.
      – However, CURRENT Theravada teachings have been heavily influenced by Buddhaghosa’s writings, especially his Visuaddhimagga.
      – Instead of following the Tipitaka, most current Theravadins follow the Visuddhimagga.

      That is discussed in several posts at, “Historical Background

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