Mazdaism


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Maz·da·ism

also Maz·de·ism  (măz′də-ĭz′əm)
n.
Zoroastrianism.

[From Avestan mazdå, the good principle, from mazdā-, wise; see Ahura Mazda.]

Mazdaism

(ˈmæzdəˌɪzəm) or

Mazdeism

n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) another word for Zoroastrianism

Mazdaism

the worship of Ahura Mazda in Zoroastrianism as the source of all light and good. — Mazdaist, n.
See also: Religion
the worship of Ahura Mazda in Zoroastrianism as the source of all light and good. — Mazdaist, n.
See also: God and Gods
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mazdaism - system of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by ZoroasterMazdaism - system of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by Zoroaster; set forth in the Zend-Avesta; based on concept of struggle between light (good) and dark (evil)
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
Parseeism, Parsiism - the faith of a Zoroastrian sect in India
Ahura - (Zoroastrianism) title for benevolent deities
Avestan - of or pertaining to the Avesta (sacred text of Zoroastrianism)
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By looking at the first millennium as a whole, Fowden sees Islam--alongside Greek philosophy, Roman law, Mazdaism, and Manichaeism--"attaining intellectual and institutional maturation" (15) that was comparable to what Christianity attained in the patristic period.
Zoroastrianism also called Mazdaism is the first monotheistic religion which was introduced more than 3,500 years ago by Prophet Zoroaster.
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