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Where Buddhism began?


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2011-09-20 20:27:07
2011-09-20 20:27:07

Buddhism began in ancient India, around the 500s BC.

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the buddha or the enlightened one began Buddhism

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Buddhism began in 563 BCE. Siddhartha Gautama was born in Nepal in 563 BCE. Buddhism is thought to have began in India during the 5th century BCE.

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Buddhism began with Siddhartha Gautama and Hinduism began with observations of the Earth and the universe.

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It began in China where it is called "ch'an" or "Chan" Buddhism. It began when practices of Indian Buddhism were blended with native Chinese Daoist practices. It later spread to Korea (where it is called "son" Buddhism) and to Japan (where it is called "zen" Buddhism). .

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Buddhism began on the border where India meets Nepal. The nearest river is the Kalapani River.


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