Parseeism


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Parsiism, Parseeism

the Zoroastrianism of southwest India, with religious literature in the Parsi dialect. — Parsi, n.
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Noun1.Parseeism - the faith of a Zoroastrian sect in India
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)
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(or Zarathustra) The founder (about 1000 bc ) of the Perso - Iranian national religion, Zoroastrianism, whose modern version is Parseeism. It was dominant in Western Asia from about 550 bc to ad 650 and is still held by many thousands in Iran and India.