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Yasht

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Yasht: The Yashts are a collection of twenty-one hymns in Younger Avestan. Each of these hymns invokes a specific Zoroastrian divinity or concept. Yasht chapter and verse pointers are traditionally abbreviated as Yt.

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Google previewAsian Review (1897)

The Khordad Yasht is that of Haurvatat, the Ameshaspenta of W eal (health and happiness ; later a genius presiding over water). After two sections, it celebrates the bareshnum ceremony which was solemnized by Airyaman to drive away ...

Google previewThe Imperial and Asiatic Quarterly Review and Oriental and Colonial Record (1897)

The Khordad Yasht is that of Haurvatat, the Ameshaspenta of Weal (health and happiness ; later a genius presiding over water). After two sections, it celebrates the bareshnum ceremony which was solemnized by Airyaman to drive away ...

Google previewZoroastrianism (2014)

An Introduction by Jenny Rose

Mithra Mihr Yasht is a long hymn addressed to Mithra, who (as Mitra) also appears in the Vedic pantheon. The word mithra does not appear in the singular in the Gathas, so it cannot be claimed that there is a direct rejection – or acceptance ...

Google previewThe Asiatic Quarterly Review (1897)

The Khordad Yasht is that of Haurvatat, the Ameshaspenta of Weal (health and happiness ; later a genius presiding over water). After two sections, it celebrates the bareshnum ceremony which was solemnized by Airyaman to drive away ...

Google previewPahlavi, Gujarâti and English Dictionary (1877)

by Jamaspji M. Jamaspasa

— Vistasp Yasht. V .Khur— Vaje-Khurdan. V.Sh.— Vaje-Shashe. Yas. — Yasna. Yas. Ch. — YazashneChandarz. Yt. Ard.— Ardibehesht Yasht. Yt. Beh. — Beheman Yasht. Yt . Hor.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Sacred Language of All Scriptures and Myths (Routledge Revivals) (2016)

by G Gaskell

̄¦Tir Yasht. The Higher Self through the mind (Tishtrya) cannot operate immediately upon the lower planes, unless aspirations or petitions from below are first raised for spiritual realities: since, of course, the lower planes do not exist excepting ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

to Saoshyant" (Yasna XXVI, 10; Yasht XIII, 145), means "from the beginning to the end of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religions (2013)

by John G. R. Forlong

In the Yasht (xxiii) we find an allusion to " Gaotema the heretic " (Gotama Buddha), which ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

Yasht (9, II) and the ancient confession of faith (12), which is of value as a document for the history of civilization. (b) The Gathis (chaps. 28-54) contain the discourses, ...

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Scrabble value of Y4A1S1H4T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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