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Buddhism was started by Guatama Siddhartha,It started in the 5th century B.C,

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Buddhism was started by Guatama Siddhartha, It started in the 5th century B.C, When he started Buddhism he was in no way holy, His life started off in a way that was easy. ...read more.

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At the age of Twenty Nine Guatama left home, Not only his home but all his family, He left to find the meaning of life, He joined a group of convicts who took life very seriously. ...read more.

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After a few years of being famous he gained the name of the Buddha, He had a great life but unfortunately in 380 BC he died, He had a great life and was looked up to, He also had very many followers worldwide. ,, ?? ?? ?? ?? Max Richards 9w Mr Clements ...read more.

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