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Similarities between the Bhagavad Gita and the Bible

There are several similarities in expression and meaning between Bhagavad Gita and New Testament. Quite often Bhagavad Gita is spoken as the Bible of the Hindus. A book called “The Unknown Life of Christ” published in the 19 th century indicates that Jesus had spent his life in the Himalayas where he might have come in contact with Buddhists and Hindu Saints. But scholars have refuted the findings in the book. The similarities in the Holy Scriptures of different religions in the world are natural because great thinkers and seers, born in different ages, see the truth through their intuition, in the same manner and so their language and thought coincides. Detailed below are some of the similarities between Bhagavad Gita and Bible pointed out by Dr. Lorinser. Bhagavad Gita: I am exceedingly dear to the wise man; he also is dear to me. (Ch. VII. 17) New Testament, Bible: He that loveth me shall be loved by my father and I will love him. (John XIV. 21) Bhagavad Gita: