Here are some similarities between Jesus Christ and Siddhārtha Gautama, the Buddha, based on what they both taught. This article is a great way of explaining that the similarities between these two teachers are astonishing, and asserting them both as revelatory is the only bipartisan way of accepting either by himself. You cannot explain away Christ. You cannot ignore or tune out the Buddha. You must reconcile them by similarities, and not by differences, because there is no difference in the master plan about what awaits.