Buddhism has been a child of Hinduism with fine finishing touches. The farsightedness of Hindu and Jain teachers of Buddha let Buddha grow up and get enlightenment independently.
Asked by Chanakya, 23 Jan '13 10:45 am
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Not only Budhism but Jainism and Sikhism are also basically Hinduism.Answered by Francisco, 23 Jan '13 10:50 am
Yes ..... That's true.Answered by anantharaman, 23 Jan '13 08:27 pm
There is no parent or son here. Religion in Indian subcontinent has been seen as a way of life blended with spiritualism, philosophy, science and all for thousands of years and it has got many roots like Vedic culture, Buddhism, Sikhism, Sufi ........ and wish it continues so for ages.Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 23 Jan '13 10:57 am
You are right ....Answered by wenz, 23 Jan '13 10:47 am