What happens if Jesus and Buddha meets up?

Both of them have no flaws in their teachings except for the salvation part... what do you think?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    What would really happen is there would be a huge event on HBO. It would be promoted by Don King himself. Not being satisfied with a normal match, the contestants would insist on a steal cage. Also, there would have to be bits of broken glass to roll their hands in for extra damage. The only rule would be you can not banish your foe to damnation.

    Buddha's best move would be the "Middle Way Combo" consisting of 37 face punches and a round house kick. He also has the ability to slip into a "Trance Cocoon" where he is invincible in a meditative state. Although unable to move he is unable to be touched and can stay in this state for months, usually causing opponents to give up.

    Jesus's best move would be called "The Crucifix" (also know as "The Passion" ) in which he shoots 12" long iron spikes from his hands and feet. He also has the ability to temporarily turn the water in his opponents blood into wine, leaving them dazed and vulnerable to his finishing move, "The Resurrection".

    BE THERE!!!!

  • 1 decade ago

    Which teachings of Jesus had no flaws? The ones the Catholic Church declared are the only ones? Or the Gnostic gospel teachings? Gotta be specific about how you discuss this because there are far too many versions of who Jesus was and what he taught.

    Frankly I think if Jesus and the Buddha met, they'd have a WONDERFUL chat, maybe a little bit of fun debate, but it would be wonderful to watch.

  • Jesus really needs to get his followers straightened out. They've made an absolute mess of his teachings. Christianity has never recovered from Paul.

    Some people think that Jesus was Maitreya, the next incarnation of Buddha. There is a long tradition that Jesus' lost years were spent wandering around the Far East learning. Maybe they have.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Okay, that would be pretty cool. Jesus is an uderstanding guy, I think he wouldn't be too put off by Buddha's polytheistic beliefs. And Buddha's cool, he would like Jesus. If they met up, I could see them going out for lunch or something. Maybe even throw a party and invite all those other religion founders.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Siddhārtha Gautama would have been dead by the time that Jesus made an appearance.

    But, had they met, then I am certain that Buddha would have been happy to help Jesus on the way to enlightenement.

    I mean no disrespect of course, but Buddha was not a God and did not believe in gods. He could have helped Jesus become happier by eliminating suffering and perhaps introduce him to the Middle Way. If Jesus asked. =)

    Jesus would have been happy to see Buddha and would not have tried to convert him. He would have been happy to have lunch with Siddhārtha Gautama, but ultimately, he had to get back. His Father had plans for him.

    In my opinion, Jesus would have been better off in India than in Galilee, at least nobody would have expected him to be nailed to the cross for other people's wrongdoings.

  • 1 decade ago

    Buddha would expounce the truth to Jesus;and Jesus would ask to be accepted to be as his disciple.

  • 1 decade ago

    Good question. Ravi Zacharias wrote a book titled, "The Lotus and the Cross" it is a "conversation" between Buddha and Jesus. (From author perspective of course.) Good book though. I read it in a couple of hours.

    Try it.

    Be blessed and Shalom.

  • Buddha was a human and is dead.

    Christ is the Resurrected King of God's Kingdom.

    Christ would have to resurrect him and still then he would be resurrected to the earth, hence, he would never meet Jesus in the flesh. What is more.........Buddha really didn't teach anything about God, now did he?

    Accounts of the life of the Buddha relate that on one occasion he and his disciples were in a forest. He picked up a handful of leaves and said to his disciples: “What I have taught you is comparable to the leaves in my hand, what I have not taught you is comparable to the amount of leaves in the forest.” The implication, of course, was that the Buddha had taught only a fraction of what he knew. However, there is one important omission—Gautama the Buddha had next to nothing to say about God; neither did he ever claim to be God. In fact, it is said that he told his disciples, “If there is a God, it is inconceivable that He would be concerned about my day-to-day affairs,” and “there are no gods who can or will help man.”

    In this sense, Buddhism’s role in mankind’s search for the true God is minimal. The Encyclopedia of World Faiths observes that “early Buddhism appears to have taken no account of the question of God, and certainly did not teach or require belief in God.” In its emphasis on each person’s seeking salvation on his own, turning inward to his own mind or consciousness for enlightenment, Buddhism is really agnostic, if not atheistic. (See box, page 145.) In trying to throw off Hinduism’s shackles of superstition and its bewildering array of mythical gods, Buddhism has swung to the other extreme. It ignored the fundamental concept of a Supreme Being, by whose will everything exists and operates.—Acts 17:24, 25.

    Because of this self-centered and independent way of thinking, the result is a veritable labyrinth of legends, traditions, complex doctrines, and interpretations generated by the many schools and sects over the centuries. What was meant to bring a simple solution to the complicated problems of life has resulted in a religious and philosophical system that is beyond the comprehension of most people. Instead, the average follower of Buddhism is simply preoccupied with worshiping idols and relics, gods and demons, spirits and ancestors, and performing many other rituals and practices that have little to do with what Gautama the Buddha taught. Clearly, seeking enlightenment without God does not work.

    At about the same time that Gautama the Buddha was searching for the way to enlightenment, in another part of the continent of Asia there lived two philosophers whose ideas came to influence millions of people. They were Lao-tzu and Confucius, the two sages venerated by generations of Chinese and others.

  • 1 decade ago

    I think Buddha would drop "the people's elbow" on Jesus.

    "Turn the other cheek now, boy!"

  • 1 decade ago

    Jesus already knows Buddha; Buddha may not at first know who Jesus is but He would have to bow in His presence.

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