Where Did Buddhism Begin?

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Buddhism began in north-Eastern India around the 4th or 5th century B.C. It was founded on and is based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama who is also known as the Buddha. Buddhists do not believe in a personal creator God.
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The following is an exerpt from the book "Mankind's Saerch For God, published by the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society: "A Manual of Buddhism, published in Colombo, Sri
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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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Hi Katrina There are many books by the Dalai Lama and others you could read. I would then recommend looking in your local area for any Tibetan Buddhist centres where you could go
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Buddhism arose as a result of Siddhartha Gautama's quest for Enlightenment in around the 6th Century BCE.
Buddhism is a spiritual tradition that focuses on personal spiritual development and the attainment of a deep insight into the true nature of life.
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