1. The date the religion began?
2. Who started the religion?
Gautama Buddha the son of the ruler of Nepal.
3. Who usually practices this religion and in what part of SE Asia?
Countries such as Laos, Thailand, and Burma has the highest percent of Buddhism practiced ( over 96%)
4. What do they believe in?
They believe in the Four Noble Truths and they believe in being compassionate about everything in life.
5. Are the Polytheistic or Monotheistic?
There is no certain answer because some Buddhist believe in one god ,and some believe in many gods, and some believe in no gods.
6.IS this a religious group or ethnic group?
Buddhism is considered a religion and basic beliefs of the religion that confines it to a particular nation ,or race.