By Jay Hunter
Learn the Facts
There are about 376 Million followers of Buddhism today. The seek to reach a state of nirvana. Nirvana is a state in which there is neither suffering, desire, nor sense of self. Buddhism begin in northeastern India and is 2,500 years old.
The Importance of Buddhism today
Why have another religion when they are basically all the same some people ask? Well today most religions are alike but they do practice different things and some religions do not celebrate holidays. Having another religion is like someone getting to pick and choose what they like about a certain religion and making it their own in Buddhas case.