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Buddhism is a religion founded by an ex-Prince Siddhartha Gaumata. Gaumata was a prince who was brought up in a perfect surrounding. When the prince left the palace he saw all the poverty. At the age of twenty nine, the prince left his wife and his infant son to meditate and practice Yoga to find peace and enlightenment. Gaumata was meditating for a long time when finally while he was sitting under a Bo tree …

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…a special chant for themselves to have a great future. When someone dies their body is sent to the monastery and is burned by the monks. Wesak is a Tibetan holiday. It is celebrated in may to honor the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha. Some people fast, but others are picnicking, dancing, acting and playing sports. Buddhism sounds like a funny religion, but in fact there are about 300 million Buddhists in the world.