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The Da Vinci Code? Pah! Here's Journey To The East!

From the BBC News Service:

To reach the Grave of Christ or Kristo no Hakka as it is known locally, you need to head deep into the northern countryside of Japan, a place of paddy fields and apple orchards. Halfway up a remote mountain surrounded by a thicket of bamboo lies a mound of bare earth marked with a large wooden cross... according to the local legend, Jesus did not die at Calvary.

His place was taken by one of his brothers, who for some reason is now buried by his side in Japan.

The story goes that after escaping Jerusalem, Jesus made his way across Russia and Siberia to Aomori in the far north of Japan where he became a rice farmer, married, had a family and died peacefully at the age of 114.

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I've finally read "The Da Vinci Code" - in one sitting and until 3am this morning. It's a wonderful work of fiction. Why not add one more piece to the puzzle? Maybe then the rest of the Gospels will eventually be produced and printed for all to see.

The ol' JC certainly got about, didn't he?

I just want to know who the Nihon equivalent of the Priory of Sion is! It's The Da Vinci Code - with Ninja!

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