“It lasted only a year , or three or four years – according to the different Gospels – compared to Buddha’s nearly 50 years of teaching. Jesus ‘ early death was probably because of his social and political passion. “If he had been simply a wisdom teacher and healer, I doubt that he would have been executed.”
It is not possible. Buddha was born in 623 B.C., which means he born 623 years before Jesus born. So there is no way Jesus met Buddha . Nonbiblical historical accounts indicate that Jesus traveled outside Judea.
The earliest followers of Jesus were apocalyptic Jewish Christians. The early Christian groups were strictly Jewish, such as the Ebionites and the early Christian community in Jerusalem, led by James, the brother of Jesus .
In any case, if Jesus did in fact really exist, he would probably have been very different to the Jesus of legend that we know about from the various gospels. However, it appears that Buddhas do not reincarnate , having gone on to nirvana, so making it unlikely that Jesus was a reincarnated Buddha .
The word Hindu is an exonym, and while Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, many practitioners refer to their religion as Sanātana Dharma (Sanskrit: सनातन धर्म: “the Eternal Way “), which refers to the idea that its origins lie beyond human history, as revealed in the Hindu texts.
Abstract. Buddhist -Christian Studies 25 (2005) 75-89 Was Jesus a Buddhist ? Certainly he was many things—Jew, prophet, healer, moralist, revolutionary, by his own admission the Messiah, and for most Christians the Son of God and redeemer of their sins. And there is convincing evidence that he was also a Buddhist .
The Basic Teachings of Buddha which are core to Buddhism are: The Three Universal Truths; The Four Noble Truths ; and • The Noble Eightfold Path .
Buddhists seek to reach a state of nirvana, following the path of the Buddha , Siddhartha Gautama, who went on a quest for Enlightenment around the sixth century BC. There is no belief in a personal god . Buddhists believe that nothing is fixed or permanent and that change is always possible.
According to the Mahāyāna Mahāparinirvāṇa Sūtra, a Mahayana sutra giving Gautama Buddha ‘s final teachings, the Buddha insisted that his followers should not eat any kind of meat or fish. Therefore, one’s own flesh and the flesh of another are a single flesh , so Buddhas do not eat meat .
The oldest god , or oldest God ? The oldest “ God ” that I know of—that is, monotheistic God , who would become the God of Abraham and the Allah of the Muslims—is Ahura Mazda, the supreme deity of. The religion possibly dates back to 2,000BC—in other words, about as far before Jesus as we are after him.
Adherents in 2020
|Secular/ Nonreligious / Agnostic / Atheist||1.193 billion||15.58%|
The world’s primary religions fall into two categories: Abrahamic religions, such as Christianity , Judaism, and Islam ; and Indian religions, which include Hinduism , Buddhism , Sikhism, and others. Of the world’s major religions, Christianity is the largest, with more than two billion followers.
Some high level Buddhists have drawn analogies between Jesus and Buddhism , e.g. in 2001 the Dalai Lama stated that ” Jesus Christ also lived previous lives”, and added that “So, you see, he reached a high state, either as a Bodhisattva, or an enlightened person, through Buddhist practice or something like that.” Thich
Christians preach of one God, creation and salvation, while Buddhists believe in reincarnation, enlightenment and nirvana. “The beliefs aren’t compatible at all,” said Stephen Lahey, an Episcopalian minister and religious studies professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
The Five Precepts Refrain from taking life. Not killing any living being. Refrain from taking what is not given. Not stealing from anyone . Refrain from the misuse of the senses. Not having too much sensual pleasure. Refrain from wrong speech . Not lying or gossiping about other people. Refrain from intoxicants that cloud the mind.