How did Buddhism spread?

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Originally, Buddhism spread by having monks walk around India, teaching. With a stable monastery system in place, monks were sent out further and further. The religion spread throughout Central Asia, East Asia and Southeast Asia as it evolved.
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Founder of Buddhism. The word comes from 'budhi' 'to awaken' It has its origins about 2,500 years ago when Siddhata Gotama, known as the Buddha, was himself awakened (enlightened)
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From. Zen Buddhism: A History. (Henrich Dumoulin, Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture, 1990) the Rinzai tradition began in Japan as follows: As the ancient chronicles of Japan
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Peacefully and by word of mouth. Buddha was a thinking man, he saw that everything had a place on the earth and that man needed to live in harmony. A man who would make as much sense
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