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Jesus said: “If your right eye causes you to sin, pluck it out, and throw it away;.” (Matthew ).According to Bhagavata Purana some believe that Krishna was born without a sexual union, by “mental transmission” from the mind of Vasudeva into the womb of Devaki, his mother.The prince, determined to become such a monk, was led to make the great renunciation. “Jesus, when he began his ministry, was about thirty years of age.” (Luke ).Both were tempted by the “devil” at the beginning of their ministry: To Buddha, he said: “Go not forth to adopt a religious life but return to your kingdom, and in seven days you shall become emperor of the world, riding over the four continents.” To Jesus, he said: “All these [kingdoms of the world] I will give you, if you fall down and worship me” (Matthew 4:9).Both were called Savior, and the second person of the Trinity. Both were visited at birth by wise men and shepherds, guided by a star.Krishna’s adoptive human father was also a carpenter. Angels in both cases issued a warning that the local dictator planned to kill the baby and had issued a decree for his assassination. Mary and Joseph stayed in Muturea; Krishna’s parents stayed in Mathura. Homeric tales about Odysseus emphasize his suffering life, just as in Mark Jesus said that he, too, would suffer greatly.(A “slaughter of the innocents” tale which parallels that of Matthew -16). He is “snatched away to heaven” by a whirlwind (It is assumed that the gods took him), and he makes post mortem appearances.In his work Numa Pompilius, Plutarch records that there was a darkness covering the earth before his death (Just as there was during Jesus’ death according to Mark ).
Dionysus was born of a virgin on December 25 and, as the Holy Child, was placed in a manger. He “rode in a triumphal procession on an ass.” He was a sacred king killed and eaten in an eucharistic ritual for fecundity and purification. He was the God of the Vine, and turned water into wine.Each cured “all manner of diseases.” Both cast out indwelling demons, and raised the dead. It’s amazing that either Odysseus or Jesus ever manage to accomplish anything, given the companions they have, but this simply demonstrates the power and ability of the one true leader who has a divine mandate to lead the people out of darkness and into a brighter future.Romulus is born of a vestal virgin, which was a priestess of the hearth god Vesta sworn to celibacy.He was called “King of Kings” and “God of Gods.” He was considered the “Only Begotten Son,” Savior,” “Redeemer,” “Sin Bearer,” Anointed One,” and the “Alpha and Omega.” He was identified with the Ram or Lamb.His sacrificial title of “Dendrites” or “Young Man of the Tree” intimates he was hung on a tree or crucified. It is recorded that Zeus is both the father and great-great- great grandfather of Heracles, just as Jesus is essentially his own grandpa, being both “The root and offspring of David” (Revelation ) as he is part of the triune God which is the father of Adam and eventually of Jesus. Diodorus writes that,”For as regards the magnitude of the deeds which he accomplished it is generally agreed that Heracles has been handed down as one who surpassed all men of whom memory from the beginning of time has brought down an account; consequently it is a difficult attainment to report each one of his deeds in a worthy manner and to present a record which shall be on a level with labours so great, the magnitude of which won for him the prize of immortality.” Jesus is also said to have done a very large number of good works.