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Definition of the noun ahriman

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noun - plural: -

  1. the spirit of evil in Zoroastrianism; arch rival of Ormazd
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • instance of: Persian deity = a deity worshiped by the ancient Persians


  1. Ahriman is a fictional character from Highlander: The Series.
  2. Ahriman: In the fictional Warhammer 40,000 universe, Ahriman, Sorcerer of the Red Cyclops, was the Chief Librarian of the Thousand Sons Legion, and - after his Primarch, Magnus the Red - the most powerful of all Chaos sorcerers.
  3. Ahriman is a fictional character from the 2007 film Gabriel.


Ahriman is a musical group.

  • album: "The Early Years"

Phrases with Ahriman

  1. Eogenes Ahriman
  2. Eogenes Alcides Ahriman
  3. Species Eogenes Ahriman
  4. Subspecies Eogenes Alcides Ahriman

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ahriman

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Google previewBook of Lies (2014)

The Disinformation Guide to Magick and the Occult by Metzger, Richard

As indicated, Ahriman is the inspirer of the most extreme kind of “scientific” materialism: the doctrine that there is no spirit or soul in the world; that life itself is not in fact alive, but is only a complex of mechanical processes; that reality is at base ...

Google previewThe Supernatural? (2011)

by Lionel A. Weatherly, John Nevil Maskelyne

Men to whom Ahriman is an absolute entity, Mahound and Termagant potential personalities. Men who, we may presume, are negatively endowed with a great lack of mental stability and an overwhelming allowance of that ignorance which is ...

Google previewThe Birth of Satan (2014)

Tracing the Devil's Biblical Roots by T. J. Wray, Gregory Mobley

As Jeffrey Burton Russell puts it, "Ahriman is the first real Devil in world religion.” Jewish communities were exposed to Ahriman during the Persian period, from 530 to 330 B.C.E. Satan as a divine opponent of the LORD and as author of evil ...

Google previewPronoia Is the Antidote for Paranoia (2005)

How the Whole World Is Conspiring to Shower You with Blessings by Rob Brezsny

Part 2 “Rudolf Steiner saw Christ as the human mediation between the demonic Ahriman and the satanic Lucifer. Ahriman is the unit crushed into the uniform, the Bohr Went Both Ways “The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Hell (1998)

by Miriam Van Scott

AHRIMAN Ahriman is the Zoroastrian equivalent of the Christian LUCIFER, the King of ...

Google previewDeath Gods: An Encyclopedia of the Rulers, Evil Spirits, and Geographies of the Dead (2009)

by Ernest L. Abel

See Ahriman. Ahemait. In Egyptian mythology, an underworld demon, part hippopotamus, part crocodile. (Monoghan, 36) Ah Puch (aka Ah Puchah, Au Puch, Cum Hau, Eopuco, God A, Hun Ahau, Tzontemoc, Yum Cimil). The Mayan god of ...

Google previewVoltaire's Philosophical Dictionary (2015)

by Voltaire

Your bad principle Ahriman, has not been able to upset a single one of the astronomical and physical laws of the good principle Ormuzd; everything progresses in the heavens with the greatest regularity. Why should the wicked Ahriman have ...

Google previewDictionary of Angels (1967)

by Gustav Davidson

According to Zoroaster, who was tempted by the archfiend but came off triumphant from the encounter, it was Ahriman who brought death to the world by virtue of slaying the prototype of man and beasts. [Rf. Forlong, Encyclopedia of Religions.] ...

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Angra Mainyu, spirit of evil

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Ahriman Meaning

Video shows what Ahriman means. The hypostasis of chaos, destruction, evil in Zoroastrianism.. Ahriman Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of A1H4R1I1M3A1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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