Zarathushtra, aka: Zoroaster, Zartosht, Zoroastres, Zoroastris, Zaratustra; Definition(s)
Zartosht is spiritual chief of the region of Xwaniratha, and also of all the regions; he is chief of the world of the righteous, and it is said that the whole religion was received by them from Zartosht.
Founder of Zoroastrianism. He was an Iranian prophet and philosopher. He was born into the priestly family of the Spitamids.
In the Gathas, Zoroaster sees the human condition as the mental struggle between aša (truth) and druj (lie).
Zoroaster was greatly concerned about the superstitious beliefs of his people, and so the first truth he taught was that God is one - the wise Lord 'Ahura Mazda' or 'Ormuzd', who is the creator of the universe and who lives in the heart of man as external Righteousness and the truth.
the religion founded by Zarathushtra (12th century B.C.?), the oldest of the gre...
Gāthā (गाथा):—All the kie ‘verses’, if they are composed of...
another term for the Zoroastrian religion, lit. "worship of Mazda".
Somaka (सोमक):—One of the four sons of Mitrāyu (son of Divodāsa, the ma...
|· Kay Vishtasp||
king of ancient Iran, patron of Zarathushtra. (Var: Av. 'Vishtaspa', Pers. 'Gush...
name of Zarathushtra's father. (Var: Av. 'Paourushaspa')
According to the Avesta our earthy globe is divided into two sections on spir...
|· Ahura Mazda||
God, lit. 'Wise Lord', the Supreme Being of the Zoroastrians. (Var: Phl. 'Ohrmaz...
The Jews seem early to have consulted the teraphim (q.v.) for oracular answers (...
|· Dakhma Nashini||
Dakhma-nashini is the only method of corpse-destruction for a Zarathushtri, a...
1. Airyana Vaeja; lit: land of noble birth; The birth-place of Holy Zarathush...
name of a heroic king of ancient Iran who flourished centuries before Zarathusht...
an early hero of the Zoroastrian religion. He was King Vishtasp's Prime Minister...
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