The lazy person’s condensed guide to Buddhism. The article itself is not that great, but there are links to some good resources in the discussion.
bq.. The Buddhist community is one of the largest growing groups of believers in the world today. It is especially gaining interest in the West where people are searching for alternatives to traditional religion.
What proceeds is an attempt at giving a brief overview of Buddhist history and teachings. Please understand that Buddhism is a large and complicated area to research and because there are many different understandings of Buddhism what I’ve written here may not apply to everyone. Indeed, because this is really an overview I have only really scratched the surface!