Ahura


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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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125) Although they are not located within a temple, it is hard to imagine that these elaborate scenes of divine investiture by fully anthropomorphic Ahura Mazda, Anahita, and Mithra are "secular" art entirely deprived of any cubic significance.
it with local and national art and thinking Table 2: Classification of Persian architectural features in the governmental, economic, and religious systems, Source: authors Period System Effective factor Achaemenian-- Governmental Centralized and Persians system unified and strong leadership Economic Strong with system financial reserves Religious obedience of system Ahura Mazda and trilogy gods and kings Period affected--Architecture components Achaemenian-- Using arts and technology Persians of other obedience nations and integration it with local and national art and thinking Symbolic Architecture to inducepolitical, cultural and etc.
Zarathustra took up the ancient ideas of his tribe to build a universal faith, based not on the fear of an unknown, powerful force of nature, but on the reassurance given by a wise Creator, Ahura Mazda.
The first tray offered to Ahura Mazda was empty, bearing only a prayer.
It has been written in Darius's tomb (Naqs-i-Rostam): "The great God is Ahura Mazda; who created the earth; who created the sky; who created mankind; who established happiness for mankind; who made Darius the king .
Zoroastrians, who follow the prophet Zarathustra and worship Ahura Maza as the creator of the universe, fled persecution in ancient Iran and arrived in India in the 10th century.
An ancient Iranian deity who was identified with Artemis by the Greeks, Anahit was held by Armenians to be the daughter of Aramazd, the Iranian Ahura Mazda.
Contract Servicies 636 Ahura Scientific 206 Alcan Global Pharmaceutical Packaging 209 Alconox Inc.
The titles are a measure of the rarity that is going to be on display -- Martial Music of the Indian Army, Homage Unto Ahura Mazda ( Parsi prayer records), Dulal Roy's santoor recital, Lata Mangeshkar's first concert abroad ( 1974), as also all- time favourite Bollywood numbers from an era when the Hindi film industry didn't have a fancy nomenclature.
Dabai (UP), Feb 22 (ANI): Residents of Dabai village in Uttar Pradesh's Ahura District have been praying for the success of the documentary 'Smile Pinky' at the Oscars, since it is based on the life of a girl with a lip deformity in their village.
Other forms of magic in the book further separate Egyptian religion from Christian England: Tua is created through immaculate conception, after her mother, Queen Ahura, prays to Amen.
Dazu stutzt er sich auf die beim Opfer rezitierten Texte (ohne deren Ubersetzung und Interpretation philologisch genau zu begrunden), soweit sich die Mythen von der Entstehung des Kosmos, von Zarathustra als erstem menschlichen Opferer, von den Fravasis als Ahura Mazdas Helfern bei der Schopfung des Kosmos usw.