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Tourists flock to "Jesus's Tomb" in Kashmir

By T.K. Randall
March 30, 2010 · Comment icon 5 comments

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Tourists are flocking to a run down shrine in Srinagar believing it to be the tomb of Jesus Christ.
Some believe that Jesus survived the crucifixion and then spent his remaining years in Kashmir, to them the run-down Rozabal shrine in Srinagar is now the site of his final resting place.
A belief that Jesus survived the crucifixion and spent his remaining years in Kashmir has led to a run-down shrine in Srinagar making it firmly onto the must-visit-in India tourist trail.

Source: BBC News | Comments (5)

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Comment icon #1 Posted by REBEL 14 years ago
There are still occasional clashes with militants or 'stone-throwing children', but the security situation has improved in recent times and the tourists are returning. lol! ahhh the rebelliousness & innocence of kids. Kinda fitting, ironic maybe, on a pilgrimage such as this..Ya know, as the man said; He that is without sin...
Comment icon #2 Posted by zenfahr 14 years ago
This is just another attempt for christians to try to root their religion in another country and in another religion. Tho to admitt something like this would be admitting that Jesus did not return from the dead, and therefore did not save the souls of all sinners. I bet next they will be saying that Jesus actually sank like a rock when he tried to walk on water.... oh the horror!!
Comment icon #3 Posted by johnny page 14 years ago
i can't remember kashmir ever being mentioned in the bible.
Comment icon #4 Posted by Mandrake 14 years ago
He was apparently a nasty Jewish kid then disappeared for years then returns preaching love and turning the other cheek? I actually am leaning towards the oft postulated theory that this guy (if he was a single guy and not a character created from a patchwork of other people - including Greek mythological figures such as Perseus) was raised by Buddhists (or similar) and adopted the Buddhist ideology as it is very close to what he was apparently preaching. Makes sense that when his own peeps tried to top him that he scarpered back to some place like Kashmir where he would be safe. There may be ... [More]
Comment icon #5 Posted by Paracelse 14 years ago
None of the wounds JC received were actually mortal (not in one afternoon anyway) therefore he could have very well been buried when in cataleptic state thus leaving the impression of a resurrection (to speed up death on the cross, Roman soldiers would break the knees thus suffocating the condemn). Furthermore, readings in the "Nag Hammadi Library in English" indicate the existence of JC's brother "Didimus Thomas". Didimus means twin in Greek and Thomas means twin in Aramaic (which would be another mean of validating the resurrection). To finish the story, H.C. Dodd in his book "The Founder of... [More]

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