Mahayana is a sect of Buddhism.

Bonuses Edit

  • +2.00 Tolerance of Heretics
  • +1.00 Tolerance of Heathens

Mechanics Edit

Mahayana is in the buddhic religion group, Theravada and Vajrayana are considered heretics. Every other religion will be considered heathens.

Mahayana does not possesses personal deities.

All buddhic religions poses a karma system very similar to the Muslim piety system. The two ends of the slider should be avoided. for having karma between -25 and 25 you will receive bonuses. If you go over these limits you will have no effect, but if you go over 50 karma or under -50 karma you will be penalized.

You gain karma for:

  • Having War Declared on You
  • Honoring Alliances
  • Releasing Vassals
  • Releasing Nations in Peace Deals
  • Returning Cores

You lose Karma for:

  • Starting Wars
  • Taking Provinces in Peace Deals

Over 50 Karma:

  • -2 Diplomatic Reputation

Between -25 & 25 Karma:

  • +5.0% Discipline
  • +1 Diplomatic Reputation

Under -50 Karma:

  • -10.0% Discipline

Decision: Convert to BuddhismEdit

Potential requirements

  • Is either Animismanimist or Shamanismshamanist
  • Primary culture is either Korean or Japanese
  • Any core province is Religion mahayanaMahayana


  • Stability at least 1
  • Is at peace

Upon enactment

  • Change religion to Religion mahayanamahayana
  • Lose 4 stability
  • Gain "Recent Conversion" modifier for 5 years
    • Global unrest +2
    • Stability cost modifier +20%