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Sraoša in the Zoroastrian tradition

by G. Kreyenbroek

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sraosha (Zoroastrian deity)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G. Kreyenbroek.
    SeriesOrientalia Rheno-traiectina ;, v. 28
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1588 .K74 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 200 p. ;
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2641373M
    ISBN 109004072381
    LC Control Number85218184

    Frashokereti (frašō.kərəti) is the Avestan language term (corresponding to Middle Persian fraš(a)gird) for the Zoroastrian doctrine of a final renovation of the universe, when evil will be destroyed, and everything else will be then in perfect unity with God (Ahura Mazda).. The doctrinal premises are (1) good will eventually prevail over evil; (2) creation was initially. In the Zoroastrian scriptures is a section called the Gathas or hymns. These hymns are believed to be the original words of Zarathushtra, faithfully preserved as an oral tradition through the generations. Zarathushtra, and later tradition, refer to the Gathas as mathra (later called a manthra).

      Zoroastrianism is an ancient Persian religion that may have originated as early as 4, years ago. Arguably the world’s first monotheistic faith, it’s one of the oldest religions still in. The Avesta is the scripture of Zoroastrianism which developed from an oral tradition founded by the prophet Zoroaster (Zarathustra, Zartosht) sometime between c. title is generally accepted as meaning “praise”, though this interpretation is not universally agreed upon. The original prayers and hymns were composed in a now-extinct language known as Avestan (which takes its.

      I have not read that book (it is in two volumes I believe), so I cannot judge its arguments, but from a purely historical point of view, if Zoroastrianism really said all the aforementioned material before Jesus was around and then it traveled to Babylon, .   Conversely, physical corruption invites spiritual corruption. Decomposition is traditionally viewed as the work of a demon known as Druj-I-Nasush, and the corrupting influence of this process is viewed as contagious and spiritually dangerous. As such, Zoroastrian funeral customs are primarily focused on keeping contagion away from the community.


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The Zoroastrian Tradition: An Introduction to the Ancient Wisdom of Zarathushtra (vols 1 and 2). Book 8 is a commentary on the various texts of the Avesta, or rather, on the Sassanid archetype of the Avesta. Book 8 is of particular interest to scholars of Zoroastrianism because portions of the canon have been lost and the Denkard at least makes it possible to determine which portions are missing and what those portions might have contained.

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Gnoli argues that the “date of Zarathustra” implied by the Greater Bundahišn ( years before the death of Dārā son of Dārā), was probably preserved in the Zoroastrian tradition because it is. As you may or may not know, the Zoroastrian faith was the main religion of Pre-Islamic Iran, as well as much of the Middle East before Islam.

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Prior to being born, the urvan (soul) of an individual is still united with its fravashi (personal/higher spirit), which has existed since Ahura Mazda .