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Mazda, 1 Definition(s)

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see Ahura Mazda.

Added: 08.Apr.2011 | Avesta: Zoroastrianism Glossary
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Ahura Mazda
God, lit. 'Wise Lord', the Supreme Being of the Zoroastrians. (Var: Phl. 'Ohrmazd') -- or -- na...
Kem Na Mazda
an exorcism prayer from the Avesta.
Asura
Asura (असुर) is the Sanskrit name for a group of deities to be worshipped during raṅgapūjā, ...
Ashavan
literally: "possessing aša", hence "possessing truth" or "possessin...
Srosh
In the Gathas, Sraosha's primary function is to propagate the religion of Ahura Mazda to hum...
Arda Viraf
Arda Viraf is chosen for his piety to undertake a journey to the next world in order to prov...
Urva
The eighth of the good lands and countries which I, Ahura Mazda, created, was Urva of the ri...
Zoroaster
name of the founder of Zoroastrianism. (Var: Parsi Guj. 'Zarthosht', Phl. 'Zartosht, Zardusht',...
God
(good ). Throughout the Hebrew Scriptures two chief names are used for the one true divine Bein...
Bundahishn
a ninth-century Pahlavi text.
Zoroastrianism
the religion founded by Zarathushtra (12th century B.C.?), the oldest of the great prophetic re...
Asura Vagga
Asura, (Vedic asura in more comprehensive meaning; connected with Av. ahurō Lord, ahurō mazdā°;...
Mazdayasni
another term for the Zoroastrian religion, lit. "worship of Mazda".
Amahraspand
lit. 'Beneficent Immortals', the highest spiritual beings created by Ahura Mazda. Sometimes ref...
Visperad
one of the books of the Avesta; a high liturgical service dedicated to Ahura Mazda.

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