However Indologists such as Grönbold note that this section postdates not just the Quran, but also the Mughals. Long Before Tech Support Was Out-sourced to India, Christianity's Founder May Have Gone There First. Could a hidden manuscript be proof of Jesus’ time in India? But it’s what supposedly happened later that is really bonkers.
, In 1887, a Russian war correspondent, Nicolas Notovitch, claimed that while at the Hemis Monastery in Ladakh, he had learned of a document called the "Life of Saint Issa, Best of the Sons of Men" – Isa being the Arabic name of Jesus in Islam. The Swedish drama echoes Borgen and House of Cards as it explores the European political upheaval currently underway. The story of the existence of that manuscript, that fills in the missing years of Christ and describes his travels as a young man in India -- and even has Jesus exhorting the Hindus to stop worshiping idols and give up the caste system -- has been resoundingly debunked in much of the Christian world for nearly a century. However, Jacolliot was comparing two different periods of history (or mythology) and did not claim that Jesus was in India. The Italian banking dynasty used its wealth to support religion, politics, and some of the greatest artists celebrated today. However, when he reached Hemis monastery he found the manuscript which was a Tibetan translation of the original scrolls written in Pali.  In a 1986 paper for Sunstone, he noted that during the Spanish Conquest, the Native Americans and the Catholic priests who sympathized with them felt pressure to link Native American beliefs with Christianity, thus making the Native Americans seem more human and less savage in the eyes of the Spanish.  Kersten's ideas were among various expositions of the theory critiqued by Günter Grönbold in Jesus in Indien. Well, that's a subject for another blog. What happened to Jesus when he all but disappeared from the scriptures at 12-years-old only to resurface at around 30 to begin his ministry? , According to the Book of Mormon, Jesus visited an Israelite people (called the Nephites, led to the Americas around 600 BC to avoid the Babylonian conquest) after his resurrection. , In 1981, Holger Kersten, a German writer on esoteric subjects popularised the subject in his Christ Lived in India. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. The unknown years of Jesus (also called his silent years, lost years, or missing years) generally refers to the period of Jesus's life between his childhood and the beginning of his ministry, a period not described in the New Testament. For the book, see, Claims of Jesus Christ in India and/or Tibet before crucifixion, Rejection by modern mainstream New Testament scholarship, Claims of life after surviving crucifixion, Bradley Malkovsky, "Some Recent Developments in Hindu Understandings of Jesus" in the. They include Vaslav Nijinsky (She Dances Alone), Vincent van Gogh (Starry Night), Timothy Leary (Timothy Leary's Dead), the shaman known as Rahelio of Sedona, Arizona who was just covered in an article in Sunset magazine (The Artist & The Shaman), and the recently-deceased Forrest J. Ackerman, one of the "deluded" souls who thought way back in the 1920's that mankind would reach the moon in his lifetime (The Sci-Fi Boys). It's long overdue that the debunking stop. It claimed Jesus, called Issa by monks, studied under yogis in India, Nepal and Tibet.