Influence: Buddhism has been one of the strongest religions' and most influential. Buddhism has satisfied the spiritual needs of nearly one-fifth of mankind. The teachings of the Buddha remain among the richest spiritual resource of mankind. It has lifted the horizon of human effort is a higher level beyond a mere dedication to man's needs. Buddhism had spread all over the world from the east to the west. Buddhism had changed China, Korea, and Japan; it wisely explained the human condition and offered consolation. Southeast Asia had created not only a social structure, but they created a new ideal. Buddhism had also spread westward, and scholars spread Buddhism outside of Asia. Ahimsa and non-violence now plays an important roles in the western societies.