Friday, December 02, 2005

SS. Barlaam and Ioasaph (Josaphat, Jehosaphat)
Today is their Russian Orthodox feast-day. St Ioasaph (not the same as St Josaphat) is probably really... the Buddha! That’s long been known. Donald Attwater mentioned it as does the 1913 Catholic Encyclopædia. (Ioasaph = bodhisattva.)

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