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.
From Babylon, this worship of the Mother and the Child spread to the ends of the earth. In Pagan Rome, as Fortuna and Jupiter-puer, or Jupiter, the boy.In Egypt, the Mother and the Child were worshiped under the names of Isis and Osiris. In Greece, as Ceres, the Great Mother, with the babe at her breast, or as Irene, the goddess of Peace, with the boy Plutus in her arms.The old Teutonic goddess Hertha was a virgin impregnated by the heavenly Spirit and bore a son.Scandinavian Frigga was impregnated by the All-Father Odin and bore Balder, the healer and savior of mankind.According to academia, there are at least 32 stories of other virgin births in ancient cultures of bygone eras.
The legends of the surrounding pagan cultures were so influential in the first century that the Early Church was forced to imitate and incorporate them to have their ‘new’ Christian religion accepted. Any time we can stretch our minds about what we think is the ‘truth’, we expand our allowing and our beliefs in possibilities.
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.
It makes using law of attraction easier when we know how malleable our beliefs are; how flexible our rituals, and even how ancient and diverse are our gods.
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.