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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.]

Ahura Mazda

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

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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Creation takes place over four tri-millennium periods: during the first tri-millennium, Ahura-Mazda undertakes the celestial creation.
You deny that Mithras, Ahura-Mazda, Demeter, Osiris, Freya, Buddha, the Celestial Emperor, and Krishna exist, to name a few metaphors for humans.
De Jong finds in Kartir's inscription "valuable indications of a state-wide program of closing temples dedicated to named deities other than Ahura-Mazda, possibly containing images of these gods .