The Zoroastrian Occult Knowledge
by Phiroz Nasarvanji Tavaria | 1971 | 160,667 words
An introduction to the mysteries of Khshnoom, an ancient occult movement. Khshnoom stands for 'Divine' or 'Spiritual' knowledge and originated from Zarathushtra. This book contains knowledge not to be found in Zoroastrian religious works. The second part contains documentaion of the life of Prophet Zarathushtra....
According to Nature's curriculum one or the other of the two sections of the earthy globe viz., Thrishva and the known material world, is active or idle alternately, the extinction of the one causing the emergence of the other, automatically, and since the run of the known material world is identical from the standpoint of the time factor with a Zarvane-daregha, the suffix ‘khadata’ meaning selfcreated is appended to the latter. This topic is further dealt with under the head 'Holy Airyana Vaeja', seq., in, Part II of this book.
Similarly, we have 'Thwasha-khadata' (Vd. 19,13), which depicts the phenomena of the repetitions of death and birth automatically. Thus a child is born on the earth, grows up and lives a sinful life for, say, 60, 70 or 80 years, more or less, and dies. After death the soul of the deceased goes to Thwasha, sky. But on account of the grossness of sins in the past life on earth, it (soul) cannot cross Var-i-Jam-kard, the felicitous top sub-region of the Chinvat Bridge, but is hurled to Apakhtar or Vantar, the halting station for sinful souls awaiting re-birth on the known material world. Again the Veil of Darkness falls on the soul after the age of 4 or 5, and the person dies, and cannot cross Chinvat Bridge and again comes to the earth. Thus the soul keeps shuttling up and down between Thwasha, the sky, and the earth automatically, and hence the suffix 'khadat', self-coming' or 'automatic', is applied to Thwasha to indicate the rounds of life on earth again and again, till Druj, Evil, is transmuted into Gao, the quality of selflessness, and philanthropy.