With The Buddha finding his way to Nirvana some thousands of years ago, there are deep roots surrounding Buddhism. With over 500 million people worldwide especially in Asia claiming to be Buddhist, there are many practitioners following varied Buddhist practices.
With there being 4 main schools of Buddhism and many sects within those schools, this path, these beliefs can and do touch the hearts and minds of a diverse group of Humanity.
From what I have studied, Buddha is not seen nor honored as a God, the path is what is held sacred.
Here are the main Buddhist teaching below, we will touch upon another Buddhist path soon.