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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.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Buddhism

The History of Buddhism spans from the 5th century BC to the present; which arose in the eastern part of Ancient India, in and around the ancient Kingdom of ...

www.aboutbuddhism.org/history-of-buddhism.htm

The founder of Buddhism in this world is Buddha Shakyamuni. He was born as a royal prince in 624 BC in a place called Lumbini, which was originally in ...

www.britannica.com/biography/Buddha-founder-of-Buddhism

Mar 27, 2012 ... Sanskrit “awakened one” the founder of Buddhism, one of the major religions and philosophical systems of southern and eastern Asia. Buddha ...

www.meditateinlondon.org.uk/about-buddhism/about-buddha-the-founder-of-buddhism

About Buddha - the founder of Buddhism. Who was Buddha? What did he achieve? And what were his teachings?

asiasociety.org/education/origins-buddhism

Buddhism, founded in the late 6th century B.C.E. by Siddhartha Gautama (the " Buddha"), is an important religion in most of the countries of Asia. Buddhism has  ...

www.patheos.com/Library/Buddhism/Origins/Founders

Buddhism's founder was a wealthy prince, born in India in the 6th or 5th century B.C.E., who renounced wealth and power to seek enlightenment.

www.patheos.com/Library/Buddhism

Most historians agree that Buddhism originated in northern India in the 5th century B.C.E. The tradition traces its origin to Siddhartha Gautama (or Gotama), who ...

www.ancient.eu/Siddhartha_Gautama

Dec 9, 2013 ... Siddhartha Gautama (also known as the Buddha “the awakened one”) was the leader and founder of a sect of wanderer ascetics (Sramanas), ...

www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ab77

HISTORY OF BUDDHISM including Siddartha Gautama, Four Truths, Eightfold Path, The spread of Buddhism, Mahayana and Theravada, Buddhism in east Asia ...