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May 2, 2010

Visitors banned from Kashmir’s “Jesus” shrine

INDIA-JESUS/SHRINEThe idea that Jesus survived crucifixion and visited Kashmir was first raised in the 1973 book “Christ in Kashmir,” by local journalist Aziz Kashmiri. Several other books followed it.

First raised in a 1973 book? Mirza Ghulam Ahmad wrote about how Jesus survived crucifixion, migrated to Kashmir, died and was buried at the Shrine at Rozabal, in his book “Jesus in India” in 1896.

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Several readers commented on this one. We corrected it: GBU Editor

A Kashmiri Muslim woman prays at the Rozabal Shrine in Srinagar, April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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