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Definition of the noun ahura mazda
What does ahura mazda mean as a name of something?
- chief deity of Zoroastrianism; source of light and embodiment of good
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Many 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...
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 ...
The Encyclopedia of Heaven (2015)
by Miriam Van Scott
Ahura Mazda (Ormazd, Ohrmuzd)is the chief deity and lord ofZOROASTRIAN HEAVEN , the...
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) , ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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Video shows what Ahura Mazda means. The divinity exalted by Zoroaster as the one uncreated Creator, or God.. Ahura Mazda Meaning. How to pronounce ...
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