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How did Buddhism begin?

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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 Lanka, gives the following simplified account.

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In which present-day country did the religion of Buddhism begin?

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How many still believe in the Buddhism religion?

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