Buddhism

religion

Who followed Buddha or Buddhism?

When it first originated there were 2 groups of followers: the Monks or Laid-back Buddhists. Today, only 7-8% of the world are Buddhist or take Buddhism as a religion.

Buddhism was founded in India

Who founded Buddhism?

Buddhism was founded by Siddhartha Gautama. He later took the name "Buddha".

Buddhism was founded in the late 6th century!

Importance of Buddhism Today

Actually Buddhism in most parts if the world is not even considered a religion. Buddhism is most important in Asia or Thailand. Although it is worshiped in these places, it is not celebrated as much in the US. Less than 1% worship this religion in the US.

How has this religion affected this society?

Its philosophy has changed almost the entire western Asia.