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Buddhism in Australia is new, but it is also one of the fastest growing religions in the country. Ina small percentage of the total population of the country, 2. Between and the number of Buddhists grew by 79 percent. As of census data, an estimated 2. There are essentially two strands of Buddhism in the country, ethnic or Chung Tian Buddhism and non-ritualistic. While there is not enough historical evidence about the early years of Buddhism in Craigslist free furniture Maitlandit may buddhksts that the religion first came to the country with Chinese miners during the gold rushes, Indonesian traders, Japanese pearl divers who came and settled in Darwin, Broome and Thursday Island, as well as Sri Lankan Theravadin Buddhist laborers who came in the s to work in the sugar industry.

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