The Jesus in India topic has gained a lot of coverage since the new millenium. To date there are two magazines, that we are aware of, that have featured the 'Jesus in India' theory and related research as lead cover articles.

To date the only publications to venture in to this area are those dealing with the paranormal and occult. Its hoped that in time more mainstream scholars will begin to look carefully at the topic and cover it appropriately.

1. Atlantis Rising - Issue 58 - Oct / Nov 2006

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"It appears to be a subject that no Christian wishes to discuss. Priests, bishops,ministers and laymen alike avoid it like the plague. Why? Because they have no answers. And yet, it is a simple and important question—where was Jesus between the ages of 13 and 30?"

Topics Covered:

  • The Missing Years - where they spent in India?
  • Paramahansa Yogananda
  • Eastern influences on the teaching of Jesus
  • Edward Martin - Jesus King of Travellers
  • Nicholas Notovitch and the scrolls at Hemis
  • Christinaity as 'westernised Buddhism'

2. The Fortean Times - Issue 183 - March 2004 - Jesus of the East - Simon Price

"Although Jesus’s death on the cross, resurrection and ascension to Heaven are fundamental to the Christian faith, a number of stories persist that He travelled in the East and is buried there. Simon Price reviews the claims for the Saviour’s final resting place. "

Topics Covered:

  • The Tomb in Kashmir
  • Lost years and Post Crucifixion journey theories
  • The Lost Tribes + DNA link to the East
  • Nicholas Notovitch
  • Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
  • Survival of the Crucifixion
  • 'Indiana Sue' - Suzanne Olsson
  • Burial of others in the area; Moses, Noah, Mary

The full article is availble online here