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Ahura Mazda

Ahura Mazda  

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The creator god of Zoroastrianism, the force for good and the opponent of Ahriman; also called Ormazd. The name is Avestan, and means literally ‘wise deity’.
Yasna

Yasna  

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In the Zoroastrian sacred book of Iran, the Avesta, the Yasna is the collection of the seventeen “songs” (gathas) of Zoroaster and other, longer hymns. The Yasna is the part of the Avesta used during ...
Zoroaster

Zoroaster  

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(c. 628–c. 551 bc),Persian prophet and founder of Zoroastrianism; Avestan name Zarathustra. Little is known of his life, but traditionally he was born in Persia and began to preach the tenets of what ...

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