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There MIGHT be a strong connection, but on this, 2 points: 1) The Gotahma Buddha lived 500 years before Jesus. Could Jesus have met a reincarnation of the Buddha? No, as Buddhists believe the NEXT Buddha is not due for a few thousand years; after the teachings of the Gotahma Buddha have lost their power. (The next one after that, I think he’s called the Buddha Mitraya, isn’t due for about a million years after that.) 2) Is there a connection between Jesus and Buddhism? There is a legend that in the part of Jesus’s life not accounted for in… Read more »

ghost
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ghost

Jesus was based on the Sun god Horus. Buddha was a man of peace, who taught that the way to inner peace is by getting rid of selfish desire.

camtm
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camtm

I heard that before, but Buddha never met Jesus. Jesus never existed. Buddhas teachings are nothing like Jesus. Buddhists aren’t ashamed of their body’s natural urges and they respect every form of life including people that are not buddhist. They respect the animals and appreciate life, without fear of the dragon with seven heads that jesus has to come down from the sky with a sword on his white horsie to kill.

David H
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David H

There is no connection whatsoever.

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Who am I?

Your professor should resign he hasn’t a clue.

noonehome2day
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noonehome2day

The connection between the two? Well, Jesus was the very Son of God, and as such, without sin; whereas buddha was a human, and as such, a sinner. Jesus said that the only way you can know God is through Him. Jesus said that He did ONLY what He saw His Father in heaven do. (No man has seen God at any time, yet Jesus SEES God and copies His behaviors, so Jesus must be something MORE than a mere man, since no MAN has seen God.) He KNEW God. He even said that He came from the very HEART… Read more »

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Wayf NSF

Buddha and Christ meeting would be very difficult indeed. Buddha lived about 500 years before Christ. Otherwise, their teachings are very similar.

KJV_1971
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KJV_1971

Both died….but Buddha is still in his grave

China Doll 3
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China Doll 3

False.

wilderwriter
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wilderwriter

No connection whatever.

chrstnwrtr
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chrstnwrtr

There aren’t any. Jesus was born hundreds of years after Buddha.