Category Archives: Zoroastrianism

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The Dinkard: The Original Pahlavi Text; The Same

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My Thirteenth Name is the Most Beneficent. Nominal Christian: A term for those who identify as Christian in name only, meaning that they aren�t particularly religious. Each week will have two meetings: one featuring an outstanding guest lecturer and one to discuss the lecture topic, with assigned readings and films. If he engages in this practice regularly and presents it in a simple manner, the faithful will be led to true knowledge. Under this definition, a person might say, "I'm not religious, because I don't go to church—but I believe in God."
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The Sacred Books of the East: Volume 31. The Zend-Avesta.

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The last version it was verified as up to date for was 1.15. However it became necessary to write them down because during war, many of the caliphs who had memorized the Suras were killed, and people feared that the Koran would be lost for good, so it was written down. If it is not fully emancipated, it has to come back to earth and the cycle begins anew. This is, therefore, just a small and humble attempt to do so, so that this story of devotion and courage is not forgotten and also so that we keep learning from history and not become victims of being ignorant of our past.
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The Zend-Avesta or Persian Holy Scripture

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Accordingly, he exalted Ahura Mazda ("wise Lord," often improperly translated "Lord of light") as supreme among the gods or spirits, and viewed the world as an agelong struggle between Ahura Mazda and Angra Mainy (or Ahramanyus, Ahriman, "Spirit of evil"), both of whom came into existence independently in the distant past. The new language born at this period is Pahlavi, cognate with Parthava or Parthian, meaning heroic. Critics like Hector Avalos [145] Regina Schwartz, [146] Christopher Hitchens and Richard Dawkins have argued that religions are inherently violent and harm to society by using violence to promote their goals, in ways that are endorsed and exploited by their leaders. [147] [ page needed ] [148] [ page needed ] Anthropologist Jack David Eller asserts that religion is not inherently violent, arguing "religion and violence are clearly compatible, but they are not identical."
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The Philosophy And Ethics Of The Zoroasters

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They were the only group to survive outside Iran because they staunchly adhered to their rituals/traditions and did not try to increase their numbers through proselytism or inter- communal marriages. At the same time, progress done in ecumenical dialogue with the Word of God can undoubtedly lead to other benefits. And on Behram roj in the evening, on the terrace, he told my mother, 'I have two days left.' My mother said, 'What is that you say, I don't like it!' He said, 'I just say it', he was just joking, but it came true.
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The Argument for Acceptance in Zoroastrianism

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If they were there like 400 years like stated in the Bible don't you think they would absorb some thoughts on religion........yes they would!............. The evil one of the two Spirits chose to do bad things, and the Most Bounteous Spirit, clothed in the hardest stones, chose Truth, as is also true for all those who constantly strive to please the Wise Lord with honest actions. Jews for Jesus: A term referring to a contemporary movement of young Jews to Christianity and a missionary agency.
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The Bundahishn or Knowledge from the Zand

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For Moulton, Zoroastrianism interested him by its unique connection with the Judeo-Christian worldview, especially its heritage as an ancient monotheism. Dastur Aibara gave her prayers, which he told her to pray every day on her mother's behalf: This is how I got into praying more prayers than I had ever done before .... Various locations in Central Asia have been suggested for his activity. Summary: Gurdjieff, the Unknown Man is Kenneth Walker’s vivid account of his meetings with Ouspensky and first visits to Gurdjieff’s Paris apartment in the late 1940s.
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The Life of Zoroaster: Illustrated Edition

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The teachings of the new religion were eagerly listened to by the common people. A more complete Avestan name is found in the Fravarane, the pledge of faith (cf. Henning Memorial Volume, London, pp. 62-80. Asked about her thoughts on the problem of Good and Evil, Mrs Q says: I believe that the good and the evil in one's life is a continuation of the past life to this life and into the next life. This also seems to have been the case with the Sasanians for the greatest part of their history, and virtually for the entire duration of their imperial period.
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Zoroastrian Tradition: An Introduction to the Ancient Wisdom

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Contacts between Parthians and Jews - including, later, Christian Jews - continued also outside Palestine. Cazelles, Henri. "Phnicie (Religion de)." Khordeh Avesta - Concise Avesta & selections for daily prayers. Only about one-third of the Sassanid Avesta has survived. Nyberg himself defended his position in his introduction to the second printing of his Religionen des alten Iran (Osnabrück, 1966). But I'll go to Udwada or Navsari, not Bombay.
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Living Zoroastrianism: Urban Parsis Speak about their

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The Kayani Aryan race is the ancient noble race of mankind, filled with the law of righteousness (Ereta or Asha). Golwala, (the past editor of "The Observer") and Prof. During the Persian era, Judaism adopted many new concepts that had existed in Zoroastrianism for many centuries. Some studies have been published on the “influence” of Iran on Greek culture and religion, including work written by classical philologists and historians of Eastern Mediterranean religions (e.g.
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The Good Religion

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Alhough their tradition, like many others, historically denied many rights to women, modern Zoroastrianism has hearkened back to the original egalitarian message of Zarashtushtra's revelation. The facets of this flower’s symbolic meaning are almost innumerable, but one of the easiest ways to catalog those facets is by the color of individual blossoms. This section may contain outdated information that is inaccurate for the current version of the game.
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