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Christianity versus Vaishnava comparison chart
Edit this comparison chartChristianityVaishnava
Place of worship Church, chapel, cathedral, basilica, home bible study, personal dwellings. Temple, Mandir
Place of origin Roman province of Judea. India.
Goal of religion To love God and obey his commandments while creating a relationship with Jesus Christ and spreading the Gospel so that others may also be saved. To worship Vishnu.
Promised Holy one. Second Coming of Christ Kalki, the 10'th avatar of Vishnu.
Birth of Jesus Virgin Birth, through God. N/A.
Branches Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant. Hare Krishna is a Vaishnava sect, which was proselytized out West.
Resurrection of Jesus Affirmed N/A.
View of other Dharmic religions N/A All are equal.
On Food/Drink Though the Old Testament of the Bible says certain meats should not be consumed, Christians usually feel this information does not apply to them (in the New Testament) and so eat what they want to eat. Beef is strictly prohibited, as it is sacred to Krishna.
Names of God God, Gud, Gott, Deo, Dios. Jehovah, YHWH, Eli Elohim, Allah, (depending on language Christians are of every language and culture around the world) Vishnu, Rama, Krishna, Kalki is a future avatar.
Scriptures The Holy Bible Rigveda • Yajurveda Samaveda • Atharvaveda Divisions Samhita, Brahmana, Aranyaka, Upanishad
Belief of God One God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Vishnu and his 10 incarnations ( Matsya, Kurma, Varaha, Narasimha, Vamana, Parasurama, Rama, Krishna, Balarama, Kalki )
Primary God(s) A single, all-powerful god known as God that is typically thought of in "trinity" form: God, the Father; Christ, the Son; and the Holy Spirit (or Ghost). Not all sects/denominations of Christianity believe in the Trinity. Vishnu.
Belief of deities Only One God: The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Vishnu is the main deity of worship, as is his avatars.
Rites Seven sacraments: Baptism, confirmation, Eucharist, penance, anointing of the sick, holy orders, matrimony (Catholic and Orthodox). Anglicans: Baptism and Eucharist. Other denominations: Baptism and communion. Sanskaras.
Use of statues and pictures In Catholic & Orthodox Churches. Allowed
Literal Meaning Follower Of Christ. Named after their god, Vishnu.
Ressurection of Jesus Affirmed. N/A.
Abrahamic Lineage Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. N/A.

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