Buddhism

Philosophy, Monotheism

the founder of buddhism was Siddhartha Gautama. it was founded in India, as was Hinduism. however buddhism was founded in 500 BC while hunduism was founded in 3000 BC. the holy book of buddhism is known as the tripitaka, or the three baskets of wisdom. the leadership of buddhism is known as the Dalai Lama, who is always a accomplished scholar in both buddhism and other forms of education. there are two sects or subgroups of buddhists, there are the theravada, who are extremely dedicated and closely follow the buddhas' original teachings, and the mahayana, who have made the religion much easier for average people to follow. Buddhists believe in nirvana, which is union with the universe and release from the cycle of rebirth. the four noble truths, which lie at the heart of Buddhism, the eightfold path, or the "right views" on what people should do in life

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