Gautama Buddha

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Noun1.Gautama Buddha - founder of BuddhismGautama Buddha - founder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)
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where the shift from holding the community supreme to focusing on the individual person as being the raison d'etre of the community occurred (think of the Hebrew prophets, Socrates/Plato/Aristotle, Siddharta Gautama, Confucius).
Siddharta Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born to nobility in what is Nepal today.
For those who don't know, Nepal shares cultural heritage with India and Siddharta Gautama was born in this territory.
Nepal is the birthplace of Siddharta Gautama, "the Buddha," in a place called Lumbini, which attracts thousands of Buddhists from India and Europe every year.
The story begins in India (Nepal) with Siddharta Gautama (the Buddha) and spreads to Southeast Asia, China, Japan, Korea, Tibet, Mongolia, Europe, and the West.