Home / English / Name the founders of Buddhism and Jainism respectively. English Name the founders of Buddhism and Jainism respectively. Posted on08/11/202227/09/2022 Updated on27/09/2022 The founder of Buddhism is Gautama Buddha and the founder of Jainism is Lord Mahavira. Related posts: Who was Shahjehan Begum? Name some prominent philosophers of Greece. What topics were discussed under Vinaya Pitaka? What are Dipavamsa and Mahavamsa?