Fire worship

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Related to Fire god: Prometheus
the worship of fire, which prevails chiefly in Persia, among the followers of Zoroaster, called Chebers, or Guebers, and among the Parsees of India.

See also: Fire

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Yet still I spend the afternoon in the newly opened Ming Daoist Fire God Temple--Huoshen Miao-by the great lake, converse with a laughing monk.
Just west of Naples, Italy, the ground swells and strains around the Campi Flegrei caldera, mythical home of the Roman fire god Vulcan.
The Vedas have several shlokas to invoke the fire God.
Cartari nevertheless defends the use of images as representing humanity's natural and pious reverence for the elements and for "ancestors" such as the fire god Prometheus, the mythical father of mankind.
The Meji is then burnt and people offer prayers to the fire God for health and happiness.
Springfield fire God bless the poor girl, hope she pulls through.
The harvest festival Bhogali Bihu or Magh Bihu began yesterday with community feasts and prayers to the fire God requesting him not to unleash his wrath during the summer.
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This is a prayer to Agni, the fire god, to bless the land with prosperity.
This treachery is often reflected in the numerous mythologies the world over and thus the bringers of fire would obtain legendary status; the Greek God Prometheus, for example, was said to have stolen fire from Zeus the fire god and to have given it to the human race.
Today's feast, with its universal character, affirms the realization that unless the fire God has given us is made available to all, then it will burn for no one.
Songs of praise to Shango; to Obatala; to the fire god, Ogun.