Please review the links below to learn more about the various miraculous births in ancient history. The parallels are fascinating and a splash of “wake yourself up”.
“The Hidden Story of Jesus, Mithra & Osiris” (1/3) and “The Hidden Story of Jesus” by Dr. Robert Beckford. Dr Robert Beckford is an educator, author and award-winning broadcaster. Here are the traits of the popular Mithra story as depicted in ancient texts and pictogram artworks in ancient temples thousands of years older. 1. Mithra was born of a virgin on December 25th in a cave, and his birth was attended by shepherds. 2. He was considered a great traveling teacher and master. 3. He had 12 companions or disciples. 4. Mithra's followers were promised immortality. 5. He performed miracles. 6. As the "great bull of the Sun," Mithra sacrificed himself for world peace. 7. He was buried in a tomb and after three days rose again. 8. His resurrection was celebrated every year. 9. He was called "the Good Shepherd" and identified with both the Lamb and the Lion. 10. He was considered the "Way, the Truth and the Light," and the "Logos," "Redeemer," "Savior" and "Messiah." 11. His sacred day was Sunday, the "Lord's Day," hundreds of years before the appearance of Christ. 12. Mithra had his principal festival of what was later to become Easter. This is the research according to Dr. Robert Beckford and if you research Mithra mythology yourself.
“Mithra” by Wikipedia. Mithra is the Zoroastrian divinity (yazata) of covenant and oath in ancient Roman mythology with connections to a much older spiritual Zoroastrian tradition. Zoroastrianism is one of the world's oldest monotheistic religions. It was founded by the Prophet Zoroaster in ancient Iran approximately 3500 BCE years ago.
“Pre-Zoroastrian Indo-Iranian Mithra” by Mithraism.org
“The Origins of the Mithraic Mysteries: Cosmology and Salvation in the Ancient World” by David Ulansey and Oxford University Press.
“Parallels Between Osiris and Jesus”
“The Story of Osiris, Isis, and Horus: Egyptian Myth of Creation” by the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin. This well known mythology in Egypt that goes…Queen Isis had a baby with a God, Osirus and made Horus. Horus was to be the savior of his people.
“The Cross of Thoth” by Crichton E.M. Mille. This video goes over the adaptation of the Cross of Thoth in some religious institutions, which was an elaborate pagan symbol of a cross with a circular aura around it was used for navigation in ancient times and later adapted as the Cross of Christ. A note is that the pagan cross of Thoth, which has an Egyptian God lineage, is more elaborate than the skinny cross used by Romans in public executions in ancient times. The researcher goes over the ancient history and how to use the cross for naval navigation and astronomy. Know your crosses.
“Truth About Christmas”. Many people love the holidays and celebrate it with enthusiasm, but I encourage others to remember all the great stories of all traditions who revered miraculous births as part of their spiritual tradition by keeping an open mind. The spirit of the message of love of the holidays is what matters and not semantics.
“Miraculous Virgin Births” by Wikipedia. Here’s a comprehensive list of miraculous births of various nature going over stories all over various spiritual traditions as far back as 3600 BCE making virgin birth by deities stories and festivals celebrating such births more common in many conceptions stories in many traditions. Continued research further into much older traditions makes such miraculous births not so unique to one specific tradition. What matters is the message and not semantics.