Christ versus Krishna comparison chart
|Ethnicity ||Palestinian Jew
|Raised in ||Nazareth in ancient Israel
|Born in ||Bethlehem in Judea
|Incarnation ||Affirmed in Christianity
||Affirmed in Hinduism
|Birth mother ||The Virgin Mary
|Father ||God the Father according to Christianity
||Vasudeva, king of Mathura
|Cause of death ||Crucifixion
||Arrow shot by a hunter, thinking to be a bird.
||An avatar of Vishnu.
|Appears in ||The Gospels and the Koran (Qur'an)
|Role in Godhead ||Second Person of the Christian Trinity
||Avatar of Vishnu (God as preserver of the universe), one of the gods on the Hindu Trimurti.
|Foster father ||St. Joseph
|Siblings ||This is debated between Catholics and Protestants. In Catholicism, The "brothers and sisters of Our Lord", that are listed in the Gospels were His cousins. Eg: St. James, the "brother of Our Lord," is identified as "the son of Alpheus."
||Balaram (foster brother), Subhadra (sister)
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