Buddhism-The Religion of Peaceful, Ethical Self-culture
Buddhism began in India in the sixth century B. C. as a reform movement in Hinduism. It was the first religion of the world to become international and today (1982) has a membership of 254,867,450. The founder of Buddhism was Siddhartha Gautama, the son of a rich ruler of the Kshatriya caste. There are legends of his non-human conception, supernatural birth, and of his future greatness prophesied by a Hindu saint.
How could Siddhartha give up the chance to live a comfortable and extravagant but go to teach people the truth of life? How did Buddhism develop and spread through the world? How does Buddhism relate to our daily life? You can find all the answers in this webpage. Press the key below and just sit back and enjoy the journey of Buddhism.