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Ahura

Definition of the noun ahura

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noun - plural: -

  1. (Zoroastrianism) title for benevolent deities
    • example: Gladly pass the souls of the righteous to the golden seat of Ahura Mazda, to the golden seat of the Amesha-Spentas, to the Garô-nmânem, the abode of Ahura Mazda, the abode of the Amesha-Spentas, the abode of all the other holy beings.
    • domain: Mazdaism / Zoroastrianism
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic term: Hindu deity = a deity worshipped by the Hindus

Character

Ahura is a fictional character that appears in the Marvel Universe and is a member of the Inhumans species. Ahura was created by Ann Nocenti and Bret Blevins and first makes an appearance in Marvel Graphic Novel: The Inhumans.

Music

"Ahura" is a musical album of Rollerball.

  • released in (7 years ago)

Group

Ahura is a musical group.

  • albums: "Shadi", "Fire & Light", "Baba Taher", "Sufis Vision"

Miscellanea

Ahura is an Avestan language designation for a particular class of Zoroastrian angelic divinities.

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Google previewWorld Religions (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Ahura: Ahura is an Avestanlanguage designation for a particular class of Zoroastrian divinities. Avestan Ahura derives from IndoIranian *asura, also attested in an Indian context as RigVedic asura. As suggested by the similarity to the Old ...

Google previewMany Peoples, Many Faiths, Women and Men in the World Religions (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Ahura: Ahura is an Avestan language designation for a particular class of Zoroastrian divinities. Avestan Ahura derives from IndoIranian *asura, also attested in an Indian context as RigVedic asura. As suggested by the similarity to the Old ...

Google previewJung's Answer to Job (2002)

A Commentary by Paul Bishop

Ahura is the Iranian version of the Sanskrit word Asura, which is the name of the spiritual god in the oldest parts of the Rigveda. [...] The Zoroastrians had that concept of Asura, the highest god, that very ancient idea of the Rigveda, and they ...

Google previewThe New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (1912)

Embracing Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology and Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Biography from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Albert Hauck

explained; the great place held by the cow or bull in both is indicative of relationship; Mithra is possessed by both; Ahura Mazda reminds both of the Asura and of Varuna, and may be a composite; the sevenfold Adityas of Vedism are ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics: Mundas-Phrygians (1917)

by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie

Ahura Mazda, besides having many other attributes, is spoken of in the G&tnas as having chief attributes personified as the Amesha-spentas (the holy immortals) . Including Ahura Mazda, there are seven Amesha-spentas : Ahura Mazda, the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Hell (1998)

by Miriam Van Scott

The "Wise Lord" Ahura Mazda dwells in paradise and sends good spirits to aid AHRIMAN, the "Lord of Lies ...

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Ahura

Scrabble value of A1H4U1R1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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