Buddha (Siddhārtha Gautama) insisted he was human and that there is no almighty, benevolent God. He preached that desire was the root cause of suffering and that people should seek to eliminate desire. He was born in present-day Nepal roughly 500 years before Jesus Christ (Jesus of Nazareth).
Christ was born in Bethlehem in present-day Palestine. He was a Galilean Jewish Rabbi who was regarded as a teacher and healer in Judaea. Christians believe that he was the Messiah promised in the Old Testament and that he was the son of God. In fact, the Christian concept of God is a holy trinity: God (the Father), Christ (the Son) and the holy Spirit.
Founder of Buddhism
Founder of Christianity according to the Christian faith.
the pali canon, chinese canon, tibetan canon, etc.
The Gospels and the Koran (Qur'an)
kapilavatthu (border of northern india and nepal).
Nazareth in ancient Israel
c. 563 BCE, Lumbini, today in Nepal
Approx. 07-04 B.C.
Bethlehem in Judea
Role in Godhead
Second Person of the Christian Trinity
Peter and the Apostles
Queen Maha Maya
The Virgin Mary
God the Father according to Christianity
John the Baptist
Vaishanvas believe that Gautama was an avatar of Vishnu.
Cause of death
c. 483 BCE (aged 80) or 411 and 400 BCE, Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, today in India
33 AD, Jerusalem, Israel.
In Islam as opposed Christianity, Jesus was just a prophet but also revered as the messiah who will return to save the world from the tyranny of the anti-christ.
Affirmed in Christianity
According to Wikipedia, some versions of the life of Buddha say that he was conceived without any sexual activity.
Affirmed in Christianity and Islam. Though in Christianity, Jesus is the son of God but conceived by the Holy Spirit. Islam teaches it was simply a Virgin Birth.
Christianity teaches that Jesus is the Son of God, and Saviour the world. Jesus was the founder of Christianity.
Not accepted as a prophet, the Jewish people are still waiting for a Messiah to come.