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References in The Secret Doctrine

1. "In Judaism and Christianity, the Messiah is always connected with water, and with baptism. (II. 413.)

a. The second racial initiation.

b. The first planetary initiation."

2. Pisces ... "shines as a symbol of the past, present and future spiritual Saviours." (I. 717.)

3. "Kepler states as a positive fact that at the moment of the Incarnation (of Christ) all the planets were in conjunction in the sign Pisces ... the constellation of the Messiah." (I. 717.)

4. On the porticos of buildings sacred to votive offerings to the dead, in the Buddhist religion, are ornaments of a "cross formed of two fishes." (III. 151.)

5. "The sign of the Messiah's coming is the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn in the sign Pisces." (III. 152.)