Read ´ Yasna: Sacred Gathas, Hymns of Zarathushtra: With Glossary of Zoroastrian Terms 106 Ion's precepts and the Yasna the scripture The full name by which Zoroaster addressed the deity is Ahura The Lord Creator and Mazda Supremely Wise He proclaimed that there is only one God the singularly creative and sustaining force of the Universe He also stated that human beings are given a right of choice and because of cause and effect are also responsible for the conseuences of their choices Zoroaster's teachings focused on responsibility and did not introduce a devil per se The contesting force to Ahura Mazda was called Angra Mainyu or angry spirit Post Zoroastrian scripture introduced the concept of Ahriman the Devil which was effectively a personification of Angra Mainyu Included in this interpretation of the book is a list of Glossary terms for the reader to further understand one of the oldest religions in the wor.
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Read ´ Yasna: Sacred Gathas, Hymns of Zarathushtra: With Glossary of Zoroastrian Terms 106 Zoroastrianism or natively Mazdayasna is one of the world's oldest religions combining a cosmogonic dualism and eschatological monotheism in a manner uniue among the major religions of the world Ascribed to the teachings of the Iranian Prophet Zoroaster or Zarathustra he exalted their deity of wisdom Ahura Mazda Wise Lord as its Supreme Being Leading characteristics such as messianism heaven and hell and free will are said to have influenced other religious systems including Second Temple Judaism Gnosticism Christianity and Islam With possible roots dating back to the second millennium BCE Zoroastrianism enters recorded history in the 5th century BCE and including a Mithraic Median prototype and Zurvanist Sassanid successor it served as the state religion of the pre Islamic Iranian empires from around 600 BCE to 650 CE Zoro.By Zoroaster ☆ 6 Read
Read ´ Yasna: Sacred Gathas, Hymns of Zarathushtra: With Glossary of Zoroastrian Terms 106 Astrianism has no major theological divisions though it is not uniform; modern era influences having a significant impact on individual and local beliefs practices values and vocabulary sometimes merging with tradition and in other cases displacing it In Zoroastrianism the purpose in life is to be among those who renew the worldto make the world progress towards perfection Its basic maxims include Humata Hukhta Huvarshta which mean Good Thoughts Good Words Good Deeds There is only one path and that is the path of Truth Do the right thing because it is the right thing to do and then all beneficial rewards will come to you also The most important texts of the religion are those of the Avesta which includes the writings of Zoroaster known as the Gathas presented here in this book which are enigmatic poems that define the relig.
- Yasna: Sacred Gathas, Hymns of Zarathushtra: With Glossary of Zoroastrian Terms
- By Zoroaster
- 19 June 2019