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Avesta, 2 Definition(s)

'Avesta' belongs in these categories: Zoroastrianism

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The Avesta is the primary collection of sacred texts of Zoroastrianism, composed in the Avestan language.

Added: 06.Apr.2011 | Source: WikiPedia: Zoroastrianism
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the holy scriptures of Zoroastrianism (Var: Phl. 'abestag, abistag'); the language of the Avesta (Var. 'Avestan');

Added: 08.Apr.2011 | Source: Avesta: Zoroastrianism Glossary
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· Khorda Avesta
the 'Small Avesta', a prayer book with excerpts from the Avesta.
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· Zend Avesta
see Zand.
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· Zand
translation and exegesis. The term 'Zand-Avesta' or 'Zend-Avesta' refers to an e...
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· Zoroastrianism
Zoroastrianism is a religion and philosophy based on the teachings of prophet...
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· Siroza Siruza
lit. '30 days', a prayer from the Avesta which honors 30 yazads.
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· Kem Na Mazda
an exorcism prayer from the Avesta.
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· Thrishva
According to the Avesta our earthy globe is divided into two sections on spir...
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· Yasht
one of the hymns of the Avesta honoring various spiritual beings.
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· Gâthâ
Ancient Indian verse.
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· Khshnuman
lit. 'dedication', a dedicatory section (in Avesta) naming the yazad in whose ho...
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· Tura Turanian
a foreign tribe mentioned in the Avesta, probably originally Scythian, later app...
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· Yasna
one of the books of the Avesta; the name of a high liturgical service in which t...
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· Atash Niyaish
The Khordeh Avesta Prayer, Atash Niyaish, proclaims various Truths and Inform...
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· Manthra
Holy Word; specific passages of the Avesta with specific poetic and spiritual pr...
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· Afrinagan
a multi-part ceremony of blessing; specific prayers in the Avesta which are reci...
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