A pilgrim spins his prayer mill while doing the kora around the Jokhang Temple. Lhasa. In all Buddhist temples there are plenty of these mills and pilgrims passing through them by making them rotate counterclockwise clock. Thus, their prayers are attacks by the deities to whom they pray. Founded in North India in the fifteenth century BC, Buddhism is one of the great religions of the world. The doctrine of Buddha is built around the theme of suffering and the means to cross. After being released in India for several centuries, this religion awakened in the Far East to a religious philosophy and original ethics. Buddha left no writings. His words were transmitted orally by his faithful were gathered in the sacred texts.