It is often claimed by many that a number of religious figures who were born before Christ had high similarities in their lives with Jesus. In many places of their lives, we find striking resemblances between them, be it a mythology or true fact.
This list brings 4 such people who were religious preachers and had remarkable parallels to Jesus.
- Stories say that both Buddha and Jesus went to their temples or respective places of worship when they were 12 years of age.
- Both amazed people with their knowledge.
- Both fasted in loneliness. Jesus fasted for 40 days and Buddha for 47 days.
- At the end of their fasts, they both reached a fig tree while travelling.
- They were almost of the same age when they started giving sermons.
- Both Krishna and Christ were known as God and the Son of God.
- They both came from heaven as mortal men.
- Both the people who adopted them were carpenters.
- At their birth, wise men visited them, led by a star.
- Angels warned that the local king would slay the child, if not taken care of.
- Both were said to be free from sin and had a divine status while being human at the same time.
- Both had a last suffer, crucified and had resurrection.
- The mothers of both were virgins.
- Both surprised people with their knowledge in their youthful days.
- Both started ministry near the age of 30.
- He had a Holy Grail or cup.