C.; Tibetan language Buddhism, which spread into Tibet in the 7th century; and Pali language Buddhism, which spread into China in the 13th century.
Tibetan Buddhism refers to Tibetan language Buddhism, and is also known as Lamaism.
These would be magnified many times when faced with calamities.
Knowing the frailties of human nature, the Buddha did, in one of His precepts, advise His followers of refrain from committing adultery or sexual misconduct.
Jnanadhara from New Zealand who runs the Dublin Buddhist Centre, and has lived in Ireland since 2004, says: "I think perhaps because of the way the census question was posed many who practise Buddhist teachings, but who were brought up as perhaps Catholic or Protestant, were confused.
If the question was 'what religion do you practise?
Tibetan Buddhism has exerted extensive and profound influence on the Tibetan race.
Buddhism spread into Tibet in the 7th century, and gradually infiltrate Tibet's history, politics, economics, culture, exchanges and habits and customs to become the most extensively worshipped religion of Tibetans.
It has now become a vital tool in the maintenance of mental health.
Its recommended by the medical profession, seen as hugely important for young people and local mindfulness classes have cropped up nationwide.
Preface China is home to a multiplicity of religious beliefs, with the world's three major religions - Buddhism, Catholicism and Islamism - all having large congregations, organizations and activity venues in the country.