Monthly Archives: November 2017

ORIGINS OF BUDHHISM

Buddhism, a religion that more than 300 million people currently practice, was founded in northeastern India by Prince Siddhartha in the sixth century B.C. Having achieved enlightenment, he became known as Shakyamuni and preached a path of salvation to his followers. Buddhism denies a supreme deity. Its earliest form was based on Shakyamuni’s teaching and moral code and stressed that everyone, through concerted individual effort and action, could achieve enlightenment…. Read Article →