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devoted to the original Buddhist sources
of the New Testament Gospels

"The use of this method of "transcreation" from Sanskrit and Pāli into Greek has been firmly established by Christian Lindtner."
(Michael Lockwood, Buddhism“s Relation to Christianity, Chennai (India) 2011, p. 250)
"... it is worthwhile to look at the work of Christian Lindtner, Ph.D., author of The Secret of Jesus. Lindtner, a Sanskrit scholar, believes he has proven that much of the Gospel material is anticipated in earlier Buddhist scriptures. There are other noted scholars who agree."
(Tom Harpur, Canadian writer and theologian, professor of New Testament Greek. The Pagan Christ.)

" the task of theology (in the university)  is to make us hold unto the object of faith...Jesus Christ, (who)  goes before and lies outside  the Biblical writings..."

(Mogens "Menschensohn" Müller, leading Copenhagen professor of the New Testament, in Kristeligt Dagblad, 9-5-2014, thus admitting that the task of professional theologians, who really  know nothing about JC, is to fool  us (= you and all those other)  ignorant Christian  believers.)

"Indisputably the Sanskrit-linguist, Lindtner has done more to establish the literary dependence of the Christian  Gospels on Buddhist literary traditions than any other living scholars - and  Michael Lockwood´s noble enterprise one step further."

(-Prof. em. Zacharias Thundy, author of Buddha & Christ. Nativity Stories  & Indian Traditions (Brill. Leiden 1993), in Brahmavidyâ. The Adyar Library Bulletin , Volumes  78-78 ( 2014-2015), p. 726)


The 27 books of the New Testament, as known, constitute the fundamental holy scripture of Christianity. Without the four Gospels according to Matthew, to Mark, to Luke and to John, Christianity is virtually null and void.

Recent epoch-making discoveries of old Sanskrit manuscripts in Central Asia and Kashmir provide decisive proof that the four Greek Gospels have been translated directly from the Sanskrit. A careful comparison, word by word, sentence by sentence, shows that the Christian Gospels are Pirate-copies of the Buddhist Gospels (combined, of course, with words from the OT). God's word, therefore, is originally Buddha's word.

Comparison reveals that there is no person, no event, no locality mentioned in the four Christian Gospels not already present in the Buddhist Gospels that are, for sure, far earlier in time than their Christian copies.

A Buddhist Original

The Sanskrit
becomes the Latin

...even the name is copied...

...and a Christian copy


Danish New Testament professor, Mogens Menschensohn Müller, prominent Lutheran wizard and official University of Copenhagen exorcist, bans the Lindtner discoveries at infamous Roskilde 2015 Q festival: "NO MORE SOURCES"! - Such were his very words! In particular, Dr Menschensohn denies that any Buddhist sources ever mentions the "more than 500 brothers" even though Dr Lindtner has pointed out  such sources to  Danish theologians numerous times. Like the Danish bishops, the professors fear historical truth, and so the only resort left is  a modern  revival of Lutheran exorcism. In this sense they seem to be good Christians after all.At the Copenhagen  department of theology, headed by Dr Menschensohn, we find more than 100 sons and daughters of man, making a sumptuous parasitic  living by  repeating  silly old stories about the real Menschensohn, who never even existed. Some of such hanger-ons, not wanting to be considered simple  fools, admit that they are not really interested in a historical Jesus, but, at the same time, encourage  their students to keep on feeding  the foolish  public with  fables about the superman  who never existed: No Jesus, no holy business! So it is about time, historians would say, for yet another reformation of the Danish church.


Step one: Liberation from Rome. Step two: Liberation from Wittenberg.


  • CLT: Provides a statement of Christian Lindtner's Theory (= CLT) that the New Testament is a Pirate-copy of Buddhist Gospels = Q.
  • CV for CL: Being a chronological survey of some of the scholarly activities of Christian Lindtner since 1979.
  • Q = MSV + SDP: Identifies the Buddhist sources of the New Testament by providing examples of how the Greek words and phrases imitate the Sanskrit orginal. Beginning with Matthew 1:1, to be updated monthly.
  • Audio/Video: Wait, see and listen...
  • Opinions: A scholarly forum for an on-going debate of the CLT. Address communications to the editor: christianlindtner@jesusisbuddha.com
  • Archive: Reviews and essays on Comparative Gospel Studies previously published by CL.
  • News: Announcements and reports about conferences and other public activities relating to the CLT.
  • Links: Resources and references to issues variously related to the CLT.

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