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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 BCE to the present; which arose in the eastern part of Ancient India, in and around the ancient Kingdom of ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gautama_Buddha

Gautama Buddha also known as Siddhārtha Gautama [sid̪ːʱɑːrt̪ʰə gəut̪əmə], Shakyamuni Buddha [ɕɑːkjəmun̪i bud̪ːʱə], or simply the Buddha, after the title of Buddha, was an ascetic (śramaṇa) and sage, on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.

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

Jul 28, 2017 ... Founder of Buddhism. Buddha. Also known as. Shakyamuni; Siddhartha Gautama; Sage of the Śākyas; Shaka Nyorai; Shaka; Śākyamuni ...

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.

study.com/academy/lesson/guatama-buddha-the-founding-of-budhism.html

This lesson will explore the founding of Buddhism and the life of Siddhartha Gautama. It will also highlight nirvana, asceticism, the concept of a...

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 ...