He is pictured in Indian art as hanging on a cross with arms extended. Thomas Inman, a celebrated authority on pagan and Christian symbolism, states that: “Christna, whose history so closely resembles our Lord’s, was also like him in his being crucified.”) Krishna was pierced by an arrow while hanging on the cross.
(Jesus was pierced by a spear during his crucifixion.) The light of the sun was blotted out at noon on the day of Krishna’s death.
(A similar story is related of Jesus Christ.) In Indian art Krishna literally means “The Black.” (In early Christian art Jesus is almost invariably represented as a Black man.) Buddha Buddha was born of a virgin name Maya, or Mary. He was visited by wise men who acknowledged his divinity.
Here are just a few of the parallels between Horus, Krishna, Buddha, Jesus and 27 more (and this is a long article) Horus The Legend of Horus is one of the most ancient myths in Egypt, and it was central to the ancient Egyptian state religion.
Baal was born of Ashtaroth – Israel (Judges ) Before her, Neith, the Virgin of the World, whose figure bends from the sky over the earthly plains and the children of men, was acclaimed as mother of the great god Osiris.
Jupiter was born to Venus in Roman mythology Tammuz was born to Semiramis in Babylon Examples of mother and child worship: The Babylonians, in their popular religion, supremely worshiped a Goddess Mother and a Son, who was represented in pictures and in images as an infant or child in his mother’s arms.
Osiris, the father of Horus, was another virgin-born god of ancient Egypt.
His Sufferings, Death, and Resurrection were celebrated in an annual mystery-play at Abydos, on about March 25, an approximation of the Vernal Equinox, i.e. The Pharaoh Amenhotep III, of the seventeenth dynasty, was hailed as the son of the virgin Mutemua.
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His earliest worshippers were shepherds, and he was accompanied in his travels by twelve companions. announcing that it was the will of the God that she should conceive a son; and having delivered her the message he rose and left the house; and as soon as he had left it she conceived a son, without connection with man, who was called Quetzalcoatl, who they say is the god of air.” Also, like Jesus, he was tempted and fasted for forty days.