From 1990 to 2001, Buddhism has grown in the United States by 170% and is now the fourth most practiced religion in America. As of 2004, there were approximately around 350-500 million Buddhists in the world.

From 1990 to 2001, Buddhism has grown in the United States by 170% and is now the fourth most practiced religion in America. As of 2004, there were approximately around 350-500 million Buddhists in the world. It’s very easy to see why Buddhism is becoming more popular. Buddhism offers moral guidance and direction without requiring any accountability or obligation to a god. Buddhism offers peace, tranquility and enlightenment through meditation and it also promises additional chances at life through reincarnation. Content courtesy of Always Be Ready


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