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From ---Begin-Quote------------------------------------------------------------- Chrishna of India - Crucified 1200 B.C. The history of Chrishna Zeus is contained principally in the Baghavat Gita, the episode portion of the Mahabaret bible. The book is believed to be divinely inspired, like all other bibles; and the Hindoos claim for it an antiquity of six thousand years. Like Christ, he was of humble birth, and like him had to encounter opposition and persecution. His pathway was thickly strewn with miracles, which consisted in healing the sick, curing lepers, restoring the dumb, deaf, and the blind, raising the dead, aiding the weak, comforting the sorrow-stricken, relieving the oppressed, casting out devils, etc. He came, as he declared, "To reject evil and restore the reign of good, and redeem man from the consequences of the fall, and deliver the oppressed earth from its load of sin and suffering." His disciples believed him to be God himself, and millions worshipped him as such in the time of Alexander the Great, 330 B.C. The "Lord and Savior Chrishna" atoned for the sins of a grief-stricken world by "pouring out his blood as a propitiatory offering" while stretched upon the cross. There are a few subtle similarities between Jesus Christ and Chrishna Zeus. 1) His miraculous birth by a virgin (The virgina Maia, to be precise) 2) The mother and child being visited by sheperds, wise men, and the angelic host 3) The edict of the tyrant ruler Cansa, ordering all the first born to be put to death 4) The miraculous escape of the mother and child from his bloody decree by the parting of the waves of the River Jumna to permit them to pass through on dry ground 5) The early retirement of Chrishna to a desert 6) His ablution (baptism) in the River Ganges 7) Chrishna is thought to be the second party of a trinity 8) Chrishna's father was a carpenter 9) Chrishna was born on the 25th of December 10) The wise men that visited Chrishna were led by a star 11) Chrishna was called "Savior of man", "Savior of the world", "Redeemer", and "Sheperd". 12) Chrishna was crucified between two thieves, and died for the sins of mankind. 13) Chrishna, after giving up the ghost, descended into hell. 14) Witnesses saw Chrishna ascend to heaven after his resurrection. (The book lists over 300 similarities. Most of these are are similarities in their teachings, however) Chrishna also had ten commandments: 1) Not to kill 2) Not to steal 3) To be chaste 4) Not to testify falsely 5) Not to lie 6) Not to swear 7) To avoid all impure words 8) To be disinterested (?) 9) Not to take revenge 10) Not to be superstitious (!) Chrishna's teaching so closely parallel the teachings of Christ, it goes far beyond anything that can be explained by coincidence. ---End-Quote-------------------------------------------------------------


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