Jesus Christ and Siddharta Gautama were two different men from two different worlds. Siddharta came from the east, where there was belief in one unity rather than one god. Jesus came from a world that believed only in one deity. Yet these two men have such similarities. The way the grew up, the way they attained their enlightenment, and their teachings. Could it be that these two men were different, yet the same? The reason
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doing. They were showing their people the path. But not everyone can follow the same path. That is where their differences come into being. Different worlds to teach, different ways to teach them.
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