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The prophecies of a Second Coming are various and span across many religions and cultures. Most notable is the coming of Jesus Christ, believed by Christians and also Muslims. Another is Maitreya (Pali: Metteyya), a bodhisattva, prophesied by Gautama Buddha to be the next Buddha who will return to restore Buddhism when it becomes lost or corrupt.

See also: Parousia and millennialism.


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