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Ahura Mazda

Definition of the noun ahura mazda

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  1. chief deity of Zoroastrianism; source of light and embodiment of good
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of Ahura Mazda: Ormazd / Ormuzd
    • instance of: Persian deity = a deity worshiped by the ancient Persians

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Google previewMany Paths, One Destination (2009)

Love, Peace, Compassion, Tolerance, and Understanding Through World Religions by Ram Ramakrishnan

Ahura Mazda means Life Giver, the Great Giver, the Great Creator. Ahura...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2015)

by Eric Orlin

Ahura Mazda ̄ is said to have communicated the Mazda ̄yasnian (Zoroastrian) religion or tradition (da ̄ena ̄) to humankind through conversations with Zarathustra, understood to be its prophet or founder within the tradition and in the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Heaven (2015)

by Miriam Van Scott

Ahura Mazda (Ormazd, Ohrmuzd)is the chief deity and lord ofZOROASTRIAN HEAVEN , the...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Ahura Mazda Ahura, Asura, Auramazda (Manichean, Zoroastrian, Zurvan; Persian, Iranian) Also known as: Bag-Mazda, Horomazes (Greek), Hormazu, Ohrmazd (Iranian), Ormazd (thelater nameof AhuraMazda under the Sassanians) , ...

Google previewWar and Religion: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict [3 volumes] (2017)

by Jeffrey M. Shaw Ph.D., Timothy J. Demy Ph.D.

From a philological perspective, the phrase Ahura Mazda consists of ahura “lord,” which corresponds to Sanskrit asura and represents a group of Indo-Iranian deities, and mazda, which is interpreted either as the substantive “wisdom” or the ...

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

by Ernest L. Abel

In Persian Zoroastrian mythology, Ahriman was the malevolent twin of the benevolent god Ahura Mazda. Whereas Ahura Mazda was associated with life, Ahriman ...

Google previewDictionary of Gods and Goddesses (2009)

by Michael Jordan

AHURA MAZDA 9 upraised arms. They wear loin cloths with distinctive cross- hatching. Ah Patnar Uinicob (owners of the jars men) Attendant water gods. Mayan (Yucatec, classical Mesoamerican) [Mexico]. Four huge deities who pour water ...

Google previewDictionary of World Biography (2003)

by Frank Northen Magill

Ahura Mazda) in a world free of evil, darkness, pain, and death. Zoroastrianism included concepts of a hell and purgatory as well as a paradise. At death, all souls would have to cross the narrow Sifting Bridge (also known as the Bridge of the ...

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 ...

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