Top 10 Future Promised Religious Figures

The Top Ten
1 Second Coming of Jesus Christ (Christianity) In Christian eschatology, the Second Coming of Jesus Christ refers to the future return of Jesus to earth, following his ascension. Christians believe he will return to judge the living and the dead and to establish God's Kingdom on Earth. This event is anticipated with hope by Christians worldwide as a fulfillment of biblical prophecy.
2 The Messiah (Judaism) In Jewish belief, the Messiah is a future Jewish king from the Davidic line who is expected to be anointed with holy anointing oil and will rule the Jewish people during the Messianic Age. The concept of messianism originated in Judaism, and in the Hebrew Bible, the Messiah is referred to as a righteous leader, endowed with wisdom and integrity. The arrival of the Messiah is associated with the redemption of the Jews and the world's transformation towards universal peace.
3 Maitreya Buddha (Buddhism) Maitreya, in Buddhist tradition, is the future Buddha who will eventually appear on earth, achieve complete enlightenment, and teach the pure dharma. Maitreya is believed to currently reside in the Tushita heaven, waiting for the right time to descend to earth. Buddhists anticipate Maitreya's arrival as a time when the world will be ready to receive a new teaching and enter a period of peace and prosperity.

The Buddha that is yet to come.

4 Saoshyant (Zoroastrianism) Saoshyant is a term used in Zoroastrianism to describe a future savior who will bring about the final renovation of the world. The figure is expected to defeat evil, restore purity, and bring about a resurrection of the dead. Zoroastrians believe that the world will be eventually renewed and that righteousness will be reestablished.
5 Mahdi (Islam) In Islamic eschatology, the Mahdi is the prophesied redeemer of Islam who will rule for a number of years before the Day of Judgment and will rid the world of evil. There is a belief among Muslims that the Mahdi will appear alongside Jesus to defeat the false messiah or Antichrist. The coming of the Mahdi is anticipated by Muslims as a time of justice and peace.

The Muslim equivalent of the Messiah.

6 Kalki Avatar (Hinduism) Kalki is considered the tenth and final avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu, who is prophesied to appear at the end of Kali Yuga, our current epoch. He is depicted in scriptures as a warrior on a white horse with a sword blazing like a comet. Hindus believe Kalki will bring an end to darkness and corruption and start a new cycle of time known as Satya Yuga.

He is believed to be a future avatar of Vishnu who will oppose a demon named 'Kali' (not the Hindu goddess Kali. A demon whose name is spelled the same way as hers).

7 Li Hong (Taoism) In Taoist eschatology, Li Hong is the prophesied divine ruler set to appear at the end of the world cycle to rescue the righteous and restore order. The figure is often depicted as a messianic deliverer who will inaugurate a golden age of peace and harmony. Followers anticipate the arrival of Li Hong to mark the beginning of a new, profound era of spiritual enlightenment.

Some believe that this will be the reincarnation of Lao Tzu.

8 Junzi (Confucianism)

The coming of the superior man or gentleman.

9 Great Redeemer (Shoshone Native Americans) Among the Shoshone Native Americans, the Great Redeemer is a prophesied figure believed to come to unite the tribes and restore the land to its former glory. This Redeemer is often associated with themes of restoration, healing, and the bringing back of bountiful nature and game. The Shoshone look forward to this era as a time of renewal and hope for the people and the earth.
10 Aradia (Wicca) In Wiccan tradition, Aradia is a central figure believed to be the daughter of the Moon Goddess Diana and the God Lucifer. She is considered a powerful witch and a symbol of rebellion and resistance, sent to earth to teach the oppressed about witchcraft as a means of liberation. Aradia's story is one of empowerment and is celebrated in various forms of modern witchcraft and Wicca.

Supposedly, the daughter of the goddess Diana.

The Contenders
11 Elohim (Raëlism)
12 Höðr (Old Norse Religion)
13 Baldr (Old Norse Religion)
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