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Buddhism by country[show]. India · China · Thailand · Japan · Myanmar · Sri Lanka · Laos · Cambodia · Korea · Taiwan · Bhutan ·...

History of Buddhism | About Buddhism


The founder of Buddhism in this world is Buddha Shakyamuni. ... in Asia, at first in India and then gradually in other surrounding countries, including Tibet.

Buddhism - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Buddhism is one of the most important Asian spiritual traditions. During its roughly 2.5 millennia of history, Buddhism has shown a flexible approach...

The Origins of Buddhism | Center for Global Education | Asia Society


Now the Buddha ("the Enlightened or Awakened One") began to teach others ... remains; it is currently found in Sri Lanka and all Southeast Asian countries.

Buddhism Origins, Buddhism History, Buddhism Beliefs - Patheos


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 ...

The Birth and Spread of Buddhism [ushistory.org]


Siddharta Gautama was a prince in a kingdom near the present day border of India and Nepal. Upon his enlightenment, his followers began to call him Buddha , ...



HISTORY OF BUDDHISM including Siddartha Gautama, Four Truths, ... lands of Theravada Buddhism - Sri Lanka and the three countries, adjacent to each other  ...

Where did Buddhism begin? | Reference.com


Buddhism began in northeast India in the 5th century B.C. It was founded by Siddhartha Gautama, a clan prince ... Which country did Buddhism originate in?

A Short History of Buddhism - Tricycle


The history of Buddhism and Buddhist movements from the time of the Buddha to the ... unbroken lineages of teachers, which have spread to many countries.

The Buddhist Society: The Spread of Buddhism


Long ago, Buddhism began to spread southwards from its place of origin in ... In Theravada (Southern) Buddhist countries, the monks (bhikkhus) are easily ...