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Jesus was born in Bethlehem about 2000 years ago and Siddhārtha Gautama (the Buddha) is reckoned to have been born between 563 and 483 years before Jesus. See related link.

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Who was born first Buddha or Jesus?

Buddha was born almost 500 years before Jesus.

Did Buddha exist before Jesus Christ?

Gautama Buddha appears to have lived at around the time of the Babylonian exile, about 500 years before the time of Jesus.

Who were the first believers of Buddhism?

Buddha's desciples of course - btw story of Buddha is very similar to that of Jesus Christ - only difference is that Buddha existed about 500 years earleir than Christ - Buddha also cured diseased by touching, fed a whole mass with few breads etc etc

Did the Buddha follow the teachings of Jesus?

Literally no, because the Buddha died around 400 years before Christ was born and therefore could not follow teachings that had not yet been given.

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Jesus Christ lived to be 33 years old.

How long did Jesus Christ live?

Jesus Christ lived for 33 years.

Who is older Jesus or Buddha?

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Is Jesus Buddha and Mohammad the same person?

No. Siddartha Gautama Buddha predated the supposed time of Jesus by around 500 years and the Prophet Muhammad was about 600 years after this time.

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When was Jesus Christ bron?

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Do Buddhists worship Buddha?

Buddha is the figure through which Buddhists worship the Supreme Self, much like Christians worship God the Father through Jesus Christ. The Buddha is not the worshipped but is the path to that which is worshipped.

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Isaiah lived roughly 700 years before the birth of Jesus Christ.

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Emperor Augustus was the first Roman emperor, and he began reining about 30 years before Jesus was born.

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Abraham was born about 1,500 years before Buddha.

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How old was Jesus when he was killed?

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