|Ladakh, formerly Tibet, now part of Kashmir in Northern India, was part of the silk route|
|Sassoferatto's Mother Mary|
20. "Suffer her not to be humiliated, for by humiliating her you humiliate yourselves, and lose the sentiment of love, without which nothing can exist here on earth.
(Note: This was an era when disagreement with the Brahmin “high priests” could lead to death. Issa is stating here that the caste system is wrong. He refuses to obey the Brahmins, preferring to stay with the poor. Sounds a bit like the same “Blessed are the poor” fellow who later shows up in Jerusalem.)
14. Issa denied the Trimurti and the incarnation of Para-Brahma in Vishnu, Siva, and other gods; "for," said he:
16. "He alone has willed and created. He alone has existed from eternity, and His existence will be without end; there is no one like unto Him either in the heavens or on the earth.
19. "And He has put under subjection to man, the lands, the waters, the beasts and everything which He created, and which He himself preserves in immutable order, allotting to each its proper duration.