The one who started the Religion, Buddhism was a Jewish man named Siddhartha Gautama who had other believing, like Jesus Christ.
             Siddhartha was a spiritual man who could identify the actual, root cause of human suffering and problems and eliminates them. Siddhartha gave teachings in India about 2,000 years ago about his believes, and how to "solve" the struggle, by meditation.  Since then millions of people around world have solved their problems and attained enlightenment in meditation. He Lived in India and he used to meditate under a tree that believed to give a spiritual feeling when people are around it. this tree is called the Buddha Tree, thats where the name Buddha came from.