Ahura Mazda


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A·hu·ra Maz·da

 (ä-ho͝or′ə măz′də)
n.
The chief deity of Zoroastrianism, the creator of the world, the source of light, and the embodiment of good. Also called Ohrmazd.

[Avestan ahurō mazdå, the Wise Lord : ahurō, lord; see ansu- in Indo-European roots + mazdā-, wise; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

Ahura Mazda

(əˈhʊərə ˈmæzdə)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) Zoroastrianism another name for Ormazd

A′hu•ra Maz′da

(ˈɑ hʊ rə)
n.
the supreme creative deity in Zoroastrianism. Also called Mazda, Ormazd.
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Noun1.Ahura Mazda - chief deity of ZoroastrianismAhura Mazda - chief deity of Zoroastrianism; source of light and embodiment of good
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The mounted god Ahura Mazda tramples on the evil spirit Ahriman, incarnations of Vishnu leap and shove, only the Buddha meditates in serene symmetry.
Then Ahura Mazda, the great lord of creation, ordered Jamshid, the king of the earth, to act.
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When he left home to seek Ahura Mazda, Lord of Light and Wisdom, all Zarathustra wanted from his priestly father, Porushaspa, as his share of property, was the sacred cord his father wore as a girdle.
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Key topics are the attribution of royal power to the favor of the "Wise Lord" Ahura Mazda and the significance of the creation narratives that open twenty-three of the inscriptions, similar in tone and vocabulary to Avestan accounts of the world's formation.
The "idioma zend" spoken by the magician refers to the ancient Zend language of the Zoroastrians in which they recorded their religious beliefs about their creator God, Ahura Mazda (sometimes written, "Ormuzd"), in sacred texts known as the Zend-Avesta.