Ahura Mazda

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A·hu·ra Maz·da

 (ä-ho͝or′ə măz′də)
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.]
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Ahura Mazda

(əˈhʊərə ˈmæzdə)
(Other Non-Christian Religions) Zoroastrianism another name for Ormazd
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A′hu•ra Maz′da

(ˈɑ hʊ rə)
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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1700-1200 B.C.), in a pair of primal entities: Spenta Mainyu the holy spirit or hypostasis of Ahura Mazda (Ohrmazd) the wise lord, and Angra Mainyu (Ahreman) the destructive or evil spirit.
The world would once again become perfect as it had been, and the blessed would live there in happiness, in the presence of the Almighty, Ahura Mazda.
19-21], a text in Late Avestan, which attributed the text of this mantra to Ahura Mazda, addressing Zarathustra).
Vohu Manah is the most important of the Amesha Spentas, ranking only after Ahura Mazda himself in the Zoroastrian divine heptad.
In this connection a passage is cited (Denkard III 60:9) linking the deity Ahura Mazda to humans via the beneficent immortals (p.
Lindtner identifies yonaka-deva with Mi[theta]ra and Brahma with Ahura Mazda but quotes in a note (p.
The opposition between Ahura Mazda and the daevas stems from Zarathustra's religious reform that took place before the oldest Iranian texts.
Ahura Mazda's unique sovereignty in Zarathustra's system suggests that they did.
The Company's name, "Mazda," derives from Ahura Mazda, a god of the earliest civilizations in western Asia.
I know I will not receive justice in this world; the light of Ahura Mazda, the god of fire, sunlight and life has been extinguished by Ahriman, the lord of darkness, death and destruction.
(3.) This name has four elements only in the sense that Ohrmezd is etymologically a compound (Ahura Mazda).
"Then Ahura Mazda, the great lord of creation, ordered Jamshid, the king of the earth, to act." Jamshid went to the south and called on Ahriman, staying in his house and keeping him captive until the disaster was overcome.