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Buddhism was founded in approximately 460 B.C. It was founded by a prince named Siddhartha Gautama who was born in Kapilavastu in 480 B.C. He was isolated in luxury and kept ignorant by his father of pain and suffering. Against his father's wishes, Siddhartha left his kingdom and searched for the 4 Noble Truths about suffering in 460 BC.

He then sat and fasted under a sacred fig tree, called the Bodhi tree (the tree of awakening) for 49 days. Finally, he understood life and suffering and he became known as the Buddha or "the enlightened one." He began to teach others. The related link below shows the timeline of Buddhism.

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Who founded Buddhism during the 500s B.C?

Who founded Buddhism during the 500s b.c.

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Buddhism was found in India by a monk named Siddhartha Gautama. But I don't know when it was founded. Founded over 2500 years ago.

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Siddhartha Gautama founded the?

Siddhartha Gautama founded the religion , Buddhism!

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What counrty was Buddhism founded in?


How is Hinduism and Buddhism beliefs different?

Hinduism and Buddhism thoughts are different at many levels. Such as Hinduism was never founded by a man while Buddhism was founded by man. Violence is prohibited in Buddhism while in some cases it might be allowed in Hinduism.

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Buddhism pre-dates Christianity by a few centuries.

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Buddhism. Buddhists follow Buddhism, the religion founded by the Buddha.

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