Buddha and Christ Completeness

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Premise Christ and Buddha experienced some similar realities in the human situation. From these experiences, they each taught some overlapping concepts about life. When talking with a Buddhist, addressing these similarities can facilitate communicating the uniqueness of Jesus. This paper will explore the use of the temptations and teachings of Jesus (the Messiah) and of Siddhartha (the Buddha) as a means of providing a relatively concise context for sharing the Christian message with Buddhists. Of particular importance are the issues of suffering, desire, impermanence and completeness as magnified by an …