What Year Did Buddhism Begin?

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Buddhism began in India in 2,500 BC. It was formalised as a religion by Siddhartha Gautama, a prince who disobeyed his father’s wishes and went on in search of four noble truths of suffering. After 49 days of suffering and fasting, he understood life and came to be referred to as Buddha.
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Buddhism goes back into the 6th century BCE, starting with the birth of Buddha in Nepal. Buddha is now seen as the most important figure in the Buddhist religion. For more information
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India around Nepal The word 'Buddha' is a title and not a name in itself. It means 'one who is awake' (in the sense of having 'woken up to reality'). The title was given to Siddhartha
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Buddhism was established sometime around 480 BC.
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Buddhism isn't about meditation at all. Being a Buddhist MONK might partially be about meditation, but, proportionally, very few Buddhists ever take any oaths of chastity, not looking
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