writings appear important details about the Alexandrian
festival celebrating the winter solstice, when the days and
sun's light begin to increase, and culminating with an image being
carried forth of a child with a golden cross who was born at that
time of a virgin! Nowhere does Epiphanius apparently
attempt to claim that this widely celebrated non-Christian
virgin birth at 'Christmas' had been copied from Christianity,
leaving us to conclude that any borrowing occurred in
the opposite direction"
- Christ in Egypt: The Horus-Jesus
D. M. Murdock and Acharya S., p.87-88
moved to relieve the earth of her load of misery and sin, came
down from heaven, and was born [as Krishna] of the virgin
Devaki, on the twenty-fifth of December."
- Aryan Sun Myths, by Sarah Elizabeth