If jesus and buddha were to meet, they would recognize one another as fellow prophets because they were teaching the same truths this is the spirit conveyed, both in words and images, by this lavishly illustrated gift book. There are many similarities between buddha and jesus christ before i go any further, i need to state that jesus probably did not exist so when i speak of jesus i am speaking of the stories about the fictional character of jesus that are told in the holy bible. Jesus buddha krishna lao tzu: the parallel sayings by richard hooper the sophia of jesus christ: mark well how varied are the aspects of the immovable one, and know that the first realty is unmoveable only when this insight is attained will the true workings of such-ness be understood.
Jesus christ is the alpha and omega, the first and last (rev 22:13), aries and pisces he is the sacrificial lamb of god (end of age of aries) and the fisher of men (dawn of the age of pisces) his symbol is ichthys or fish, and he calls to him “fishers of men” as his disciples. Buddha (siddhārtha gautama) insisted he was human and that there is no almighty, benevolent god he preached that desire was the root cause of suffering and that people should seek to eliminate desire he was born in present-day nepal roughly 500 years before jesus christ (jesus of nazareth) died. In another way of looking at the question, the buddha was about 80 years old when he died, the christians' jesus 30 or so go science math history literature technology health law business all. In 1894, the book the unknown life of jesus christ by nicolas notovitch introduced the idea that an adult jesus traveled to india and was influenced by buddhism before starting his ministry in galilee the book was widely disseminated and became the basis of other theories.
Saint young men (japanese: 聖 (セイント) ☆おにいさん, hepburn: seinto oniisan) is a japanese slice of life comedy manga series written and illustrated by hikaru nakamura its plot involves jesus christ and gautama buddha , who are living as roommates in an apartment in tokyo. 1 comparative study of icon of buddha and christ robert g of all religions, visual illustrations of buddha and christ have had a profound influence on both eastern and western art. 14 responses to “ 8 differences between the buddha and jesus ” jesus christ, to their deaths yet by slow ascendancy, christians and their ideals eventually ‘conquered” rome without weapons this pbs frontline article discusses it was superior theology that did it.
Christ and buddha main page the sectarian, exclusivist claims of mainstream christianity are out of touch with the reality of who jesus is jesus is part of a universal brotherhood of spiritual beings who are working to raise the consciousness of human beings. So in christanity, we don’t follow the teachings of christ like the buddhists do of buddha, but instead, we become christ like by nature by the revealing of jesus the christ within this means christanity is not a relegion but of faith relegion is followed and performed by the mind of men but faith if embodied not bu following a teaching. Buddha vs jesus on a recent visit to a forum, a buddhist participant brought out a list of parallels between buddha and jesus this list is apparently one of those sorts that takes on a life of its own and gets passed around the internet uncritically a search reveals over a dozen sites now using it. Two of the most influential people in history are siddhattha guatama, also known as the supreme buddha, and jesus of nazereth, also known as jesus christ both men marked their own way through history with their teachings and exemplified the ability to expand beyond the normal lifestyles of the period.
So jesus christ was before buddha jesus christ was before all of creation and before the first man for he created all we see and mankind now buddha may have physically lived his life before jesus christ was manifested in flesh, but if you know the one true god, then you know jesus christ was infinitely before buddha. Buddha and jesus christ in literature many pieces of literature and characters in literature are based off of religious figures or beliefs in the literary pieces that we have read this semester, buddha, jesus christ, and their religions have often been motifs. Other than the gospel biographies there is also other new testament literature that is taken into account, the same applies to textual evidence on buddha whereas mark, matthew, luke, and john provide information on jesus, the buddhacharita, lalitavistara sūtra, mahāvastu, and the nidānakathā tell us about the historical buddha (4. No, they didn't live in the same time period - buddha was about 500 years before jesus however, buddha had many disciples, and as the buddhist tradition continued after the buddha's death, it is entirely possible that jesus came in contact with one (or more) people who were well versed in the buddhist tradition.
The buddha and the christ introduces readers to mahayana perspectives and explores the dynamics of discipleship – past and present – of both christian and buddhist traditions leo d lefebure is matteo ricci professor of theology at georgetown university, washington, dc. Buddha lived between 563 and 483 bc but jesus christ has always existed, he is god the son he was born on earth around 2-4 bc but he was in heaven before that. Jesus christ and buddha, born in two different traditions separated by large geographical distances, nevertheless share common characteristics, which is not surprising since they are but both manifested expressions of the universal human yearning for mystical harmony with the rhythms of nature. Jesus christ and gautama buddha, similarities and differences july 26, 2011 | 16 comments buddha and christ, the two personalities that have rerouted the course of human history both were born in the asian continent, both destined to instill light and love to this world.
Living buddha, living christ- a summary as citizens of nations that allow and encourage the freedom of religion, religious believers in western democracies welcome the opportunity to practice their faith without opposition and to propagate their faith without hindrance. In listening to comparisons of the buddha and the christ, i have often been struck by the impression that, because of the political hegemony of western thought modes, most of the discourse regards the jesus of christianity as the normative figure and tries to understand the buddha in his terms, by comparison with him. Buddha as a past life of jesus christ in the sixth and fifth centuries bc, buddhism was founded by siddhartha gautama , also known as the buddha (the enlightened one ), in southern nepal.
Jesus predicted in the bhavishya purana by stephen knapp every once in a while someone writes in to ask me what i know about jesus being mentioned in the vedic literature, specifically the bhavishya puranaso i've decided to make the information that i know available to everyone. Buddha and jesus christ in literature many pieces of literature and characters in literature are based off of religious figures or beliefs in the literary pieces that we have read this semester, buddha, jesus christ, and their religions have often been motifs buddha and christ have many striking differences, but also quite a few similarities. The catholic's just froze the holy spirit on the cross with jesus but, instead of freezing jesus on the cross, we can view jesus as a living christ, and gautama buddha as a living buddha, as thich nat hahn writes in the book, “ living buddha, living christ. History and geography 1002 true or false study play true hinduism is a development of the thought of the vedas and upanishads early indian civilization produced no literature of any value true vedas are the oldest sanskrit literature life and death of jesus christ false jesus was born during the reign of julius caesar.