Which religion did the young Gautama Buddha learn?

none
Yainism
Shikhism
Hinduism
By tra­di­tion, Gautama Buddha is said to have been destined by birth to the life of a prince. His father, wishing for his son to be a great king, shielded him from re­li­gious teach­ings and from knowl­edge of human suf­fer­ing. Gautama first met an ascetic man and learned about religion when he left his home at the age of 29.

Answers distribution

none
Yainism
Shikhism
Hinduism
answers
flagIndia
47%
10%
5%
36%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
43%
10%
12%
32%
85
flagthe Netherlands
41%
11%
23%
23%
17
flagItaly
47%
5%
23%
23%
17
flagthe United States
39%
3%
13%
42%
61
flagUkraine
37%
0%
31%
31%
16
flagRussia
35%
5%
0%
60%
20
flagPoland
34%
7%
20%
36%
3649
flagGermany
30%
6%
19%
44%
63
flagNorway
26%
13%
26%
33%
15
flagUnknown
15%
0%
45%
40%
20
flagRepublic of Ireland
14%
7%
35%
42%
14

Gender

men32%
women31%
none
32%
31%
Yainism
8%
7%
Shikhism
20%
26%
Hinduism
39%
34%

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