Buddhism falls under the religion/philosophy, Polytheism. The founder of Buddhism is Siddhartha Gautama. The holy book is named Tripitaka. Their leader ship is Dalai Lama. The sect is Theravada, which means followed the Buddah's original teachings. Another sect is Mahayana, which means pictured hi and others as compassion. Buddhism's basic beliefs are eightfold path, the 4 noble truths, and nirvana.