Buddhism FAQ PDF Print E-mail

Meditation makes life better. This is Buddhism's core message.

Around 2500 years ago, Buddha Gautama founded a religion based on meditation and the insights he'd gained from it. The Buddha taught the Dharma, and his followers formed a community called the Sangha. The key elements of the Buddha's teaching are that existence is fundamentally stressful, impermanent and not-self.

You can find out more about the Buddha's story, key points of his Dharma, and the history of the Sangha, by selecting questions from the FAQ on the right.