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The Truth Behind the Christ Myth: Ancient Origins of the Often Used Legend – Part I

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What is the origin of the legend of the Christed Son who was born of a virgin on December 25th? I am sure you are familiar with his legend which states that he was born in a manger surrounded by shepherds and then grew up to be One with his Father in Heaven.  And most certainly you recall the sequence of events when this Christed Son gathered together his important disciples before enduring his death by torture and his subsequent resurrection. And, finally, there is the scene at the end of his time on Earth when he prophesied his return and then ascended into Heaven.

Now for my question to you: Who amongst you is now mumbling under his or her breath “This can only be the legend of the Christians’ Jesus Christ”?  Well…to the rest of you, I would like to inform you that many years before the birth of Jesus a legend identical to his was the accepted life story of the Persian Son of God, Mithras. And before Mithras, a very similar legend was ascribed to various other Sons of God worldwide, including the Greek Dionysus, the Egyptian Osiris, the Sumerian Dammuzi, and the Hindu Murugan. In fact, if we keep going back in time many thousands of years earlier we will discover that this universal legend actually began with the Green Man, the Son of a virgin Goddess who was born, died, and finally resurrected each and every year.     

So how did this oft-used legend eventually become chosen to be the legend of Jesus? Let us begin when it was the life story of the ancient Green Man and work forward to the time of the Christian Son of God. 

The Ancient Green Man

During the Neolithic Age, which was the era when, as some say, “God was a Woman,” the Goddess and Her Son, the Green Man, were venerated by people worldwide for annually bringing forth the Earth’s material abundance. A universal legend about them arose that began with the annual impregnation of the “virgin” Earth Goddess by the Sun, the “Father in Heaven,” and the subsequent birth of Her Son, the Green Man. This important event occurred annually at the time of the Winter Solstice, when the spirit of the Green Man that had been slumbering underground in the underworld was shaken back to life. But although his dormant spirit had been stirred, it was not yet fully awake. This did not occur until a few days later, on December 25th, when the Sun or Solar Spirit completely reversed its downward path and took measurable steps along a northerly route.

This was an important “As Above, So Below” event. It was believed the renewed and revitalized Solar Spirit above in the Heavens had re-awakened and revitalized the spirit of his Son below and inside the Earth.  And now the future Green Man could begin his annual gestation period with the womb of his mother, the virginal Earth, in anticipation of receiving a new, resurrected body in the spring. 

Sculpture of Green Man at festival.

Sculpture of Green Man at festival. ( CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 )

The legend of the Goddess and Green Man then skips to the Vernal Equinox, when the Green Man is ready to finally emerge from the womb of his mother. This is the time when the “male” light equals the “female” darkness, and their male-female polarity fully unites to produce a fresh infusion of life force to cover and fertilize the land. The fetal body of the Green Man is now ready to push out of the womb of his mother Earth in the form of the new tender sprouts of spring. Soon, his annual resurrection will be complete. This will occur on or around the same day as our Easter, a modern holiday associated with the much more recent resurrection of another Son of a virgin. 

The legend of the Green Man then covers the hot summer months, when the Son rapidly matures as the rapidly maturing vegetative growth of nature. He matures so fast, in fact, that the Green Man not only becomes One with his Father in Heaven, but he even mates with and inseminates his own mother. Their co-habitation produces a second infusion of the fructifying life force on Earth and manifests as a second proliferation of vegetation and accompanying harvest. Ultimately, this event would serve to hasten the Green Man’s demise, and soon he would die again with the decaying vegetation and the falling of leaves of autumn. The cause of his death? The sacerdotal interpreters of his legend would later assert that it occurred because of the sins of humanity. It was believed through original sin humanity had given up not only its own right, but the right of all life on Earth, to achieve eternal life.    


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One term that needs to be added here is: 'Hieros Gamos': the 'Holy Marriage' (between the 'gods'). A term that's used in many 'esoteric' organisations.

Actually Jesus of Nazareth was born on September 11th in a town called Bethlehem . A far as Him being The Actual Son of God incarnate . ....I Honestly Believe He Came here to earth ,walked among mortal man ,was Crucified and indeed resurected from the dead after taking away satans crown of authority and breaking the power of Sin upon mankind forevermore !!! Archeaological evidence is to Great to ignore or contest!! As far as mans worship of Astoreth , Isis ,urma, Venus ,jupiter, and Diana or any female deity of old,its evident that mans desires proved that worship of the Goddess's were more in order than worship of Jehovah the Creator or Giving of adoration to The True And Living God !! Man has always been rebellious in his choice of gods!!! The natural Sin nature testifies to that!! Man shoul seek the Obvious choice to spiritual freedom !! As i recall from history,there is No grave or seplecure, or tombstone for this teacher named " Jesus of Nazareth " !!!

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Jesus of Nazereth was in all probability a real person, however there are many things in the church teachings that simply do not add up. Having been brought up in the Christian faith, I started to have my doubts when reading the bible. I have since been trying to trace the origins of the legend of Jesus. He was only one of a long line of people said to have been born of a virgin, died on a cross and resurrected after 3 days. From what Jesus is reputed to have said, I don't think he meant to say he was the only son of God, I think he was misunderstood, his meaning was that we are all sons of god, himself included. The Roman Catholic Church was established a long time after he died, I believe they used the cult around Jesus to establish the church and embellished the legend with various beliefs already in existence in various other religions. For instance the legend of dying on the cross and being resurrected after 3 days has its origin in Egypt. The Egyptians took very careful note of the movement of the sun and noted the point at which it rose. In ancient times the sun would rise a little further south each day after midsummer and eventually on December 22 it would stop moving south, at which time it would rise in the Southern Cross constellation, thus it "died" on the cross. After 3 days the sun would rise in a more Northerly position and thus was resurrected or reborn. This is I believe where the legend of gods dying on the cross and being reborn originated. I dare say many people will not agree.


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