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The Hindoo legend of the Creation drawn from is that Siva, Supreme Being, desired to tempt Brahma (who had taken human form, and was called SwaySon of the Self-existent), and for this ambhura reason he dropped from heaven a blossom of the the as sacred fig-tree. Swayambhura, instigated by his wife Satarupa, endeavors to obtain this blossom, thinking its possession will render him immortal and divine but when he has succeeded in doing ; cursed by Siva, and doomed to misery and degradation. The sacred Indian fig-tree is endowed so, he is by both the Brahmans and the Buddhists with mysterious significance, as the Tree of Knowledge, or Intelligence.
Suddenly a flame of light descended upon him, and encircled the crown of his head with a circle of light. His body became "glorious as a bright, golden image," and shone as the brightness of the Sun and moon. " It is recorded, in the sacred canon of the Buddh- ists, that the multitude required a sign from that they might believe. Buddha, 55 Buddha delighted in himself representing as merely a link in a long chain of teachers. He taught his disciples to hide their good deeds, to love and confess their sins before the world, truth and hate the lie.
It is said that Crishna astonished his teachers by his precocious wisdom. Various miracles are related as occurring in his childhood, some of them being the childhood of Jesus similar to those related of Christ in the Apocryphal New Testament. One of Crishna's first miracles, in his maturity, was the healing of a leper. He restored the maimed, the deaf, and the blind; he healed the sick and raised the dead he supported the weak against the strong, and the oppressed against the powerful. The ; Hindoo sacred books teem with accounts of the performed.
Aryan Sun-Myths the Origin of Religions by Charles Morris