Fun Fact: Buddha in Christianity?

A Christian tale of saints and martyrs named Barlaam and Josaphat had been around since the early days of the Christian churches. In the story Josaphat was the son of a king in India, and the king persecuted Christians. A teacher named Barlaam converts Josaphat and the King eventually becomes Christian too. Prince Josaphat becomesContinue reading “Fun Fact: Buddha in Christianity?”

Fun Fact: End of Buddhism in India

While popular in most of Asia, Buddhism had lost its dominance in what is now modern-day India which is where Buddha spent much of his life. Buddhism had slowly declined over the centuries until a major breaking point in the 12th century. Unlike most falls or rises in a major religion, there wasn’t a singleContinue reading “Fun Fact: End of Buddhism in India”