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What is Buddhism?

Buddhism is a religion based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, an Indian spiritual leader.

The life of Buddha

He was born a prince name Siddhartha Gautama around 563 B.C. His father ruled a kingdom now called Nepal, a country North of India. Siddhartha's father tried to guide his son toward becoming a king.

What did Siddhartha do?

He acted like the poor and slept on trees and only ate a piece of rice for the whole day.