By: Magen & Leah

Where it Started

Buddhism started in India. It spread to many other places. The Buddha was raised from Hindu.


The founder of Buddhism was Siddhartha Gautama. They made a statue of Buddha to worship. People believed that Buddha was a powerful figure.

Basic Beliefs

Buddhism is a religion based on the teaching of the Buddha. They follow Four Noble Truths. Also they follow the Eight-fold Path. Buddha believed that this path was a middle way between human desires. Also he believed that people should overcome their desire.

Where it Spread

After spreading form India, the religion spread all around the world. It spread to Asia and Persia. Missionaries also introduced Buddhism to lands west of India.