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There used to be a publication called "GOSPEL PARALLELS FROM PÂLI TEXTS." An edition can be read here from 1901: https://www.sacred-texts.com/journals/oc/gppt6.htm Here is a picture of the linked document: Notice how the text subtly implies a connection to the Book of Revelations and these passages from Pali texts? This was translated by a certain ...


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Before his passing away, it is reported the Buddha is to have said: In whatsoever Dhamma and Discipline, Subhadda, there is not found the Noble Eightfold Path, neither is there found a true ascetic of the first, second, third, or fourth degree of saintliness. But in whatsoever Dhamma and Discipline there is found the Noble Eightfold Path, there is found a ...


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I think the short answer might be "no" -- more-or-less as argued in this review of the book: Oh no! I found some errors in scholarship here. Tom Harpur's "Pagan Christ" is based on the idea that Christianity borrowed beliefs from paganism. Many scholars have argued in favor of this during the Victorian era and even into the early 1900's. ...


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Restraint and renunciation is how you break free of addiction. The Buddhadharma is training in both of these. Addiction is a biological state your body/brain can be in. When we do wonderful fun terrible drugs, our brain says "Look at how much serotonin and dopamine I have in here. I'm never going to have to ever make any of this again." Little does ...


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