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Noun1.Ahura - (Zoroastrianism) title for benevolent deitiesAhura - (Zoroastrianism) title for benevolent deities
Mazdaism, Zoroastrianism - 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)
Hindu deity - a deity worshipped by the Hindus
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(11) Incidentally, the masculine gender for Ahura Mazda too seems to have grown in acceptance over time, moving away from the genderless principle it started with.
(3.) This name has four elements only in the sense that Ohrmezd is etymologically a compound (Ahura Mazda).
His incursion into the temple of Fire may determine that he is uninitiated because he is at first unaware of his role as magus and that the temple demands fire after the chanting of the Yasna, a possible indication of imposture if taken to be Zoroastrian; it is more likely another point of emphasis that the temple belongs to a cult of Mithra rather than Ahura Mazda.
This sovereign owned his victory to Ahura Mazda and thus offered a religious effect to the epigraph to a great extent.
Religious system: obedience of Ahura Mazda and trilogy gods and kings [2]
He is God the King, and the King appointed him to Ahura Mazda (Rustamvandy, 2009: 52-55 and Mojtabaeei, 1963: 93).
In the Greek tradition, gods' and goddesses' irrational passions and rivalries motivate most of what happens while in Persian mythology Ahura Mazda is a rational being who has a reason behind all he does (see Hinnells) and the divine and the domestic are not separated in Persian mythology.
Rajaye had carried out work at the Ahura cafe in the west end of Newcastle, which was owned by his ex sister-in-law.