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Zoroastrianism

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Based on the teachings of prophet Zoroaster, Zoroastrianism is monotheistic religion with a majority of adherents in India. As of 2004, there are between 145,000 and 210,000 Zoroastrians in the world.
Simply put Zoroastrianism centres on Ahura Mazda, the Wise Lord, who was revealed by the prophet Zoroaster / Zarathustra. Zoroaster is generally accepted as an historical figure, but dating just when Zoroaster lived is fraught with difficulty. The most widely accepted calculations place him near to...
  During what is now known as the Persian Period in Judah, there were surprisingly many similarities and consistencies between the beliefs and practices of the Zoroastrians and those of the Jews. However, there were many differences as well.Two major sects developed in Judaism, the Sadducees who...
The sacred texts and holy scriptures of Zoroastrianism are called the Avesta.
zoroastrians are fire worshippors   they worship the fire    Islam believes in the oness of god and worship one god Allah    Muslims must:    pray 5 times a day    give zakat (Islamic tax)    fast for a whole month during Islamic month Ramadhan    ...
Currently, the main Persian religion is Islam. Refer to related  questions below for more details.    Historically, Zoroastrianism was Persia's official religion. The  Avesta is the holy book of the adherents of Zarathustra, the  Zoroastrians, the supreme god Ahuramazda.
Zoroastrianism is an ancient iranian religion.the place in which  they sancify fire is called atashkade ( fire place)
Paganism is generally polytheistic, involving many gods, spirits, etc. Zoroastrianism is what is called a dualistic religion. It features two deities, one good (Ahura-Mazda) and one evil (Ahriman) who are considered to be equally powerful (unlike the Christian version in which, although there is a...
----   Salvation is not important to the people who practice Zoroastrianism.   Or you could just ask SWOPE   ----
The sacred texts and holy scriptures of Zoroastrianism are called the Avesta.
Zoroastrianism was in India at the time of the Achamenids and possibly before. Ancient texts mention the Kambojas, a tribal people who lived in the region of Taxila (Takshashila) and practiced Zoroastrianism. their presence was noted well into the time of the Gupta Empire and they lived side by side...
Zoroastrians worship the same supreme God as Judaism, Christianity, Islam and other monotheistic religions. In Zoroastrianism God is known as "Ahura Mazda" (wise Lord).   Answer The main god in Zoroastrianism is Ahura-Mazda who is not the same as God. Ahura-Mazda is not all powerful - he is...
Zoroastrianism, in actuality has similarities to many religions out there. Zoroaster himself is similar to Jesus in the sense that he was born to a virgin in a flash of light and began teaching the religion to the world. But if you want to know differences you could say that the one main difference...
Zoroaster, the founder of Zoroastrianism was "an abstainer from meat" who "forbade all animal sacrifice." Many of our greatest thinkers through out history were vegetarian, e.g. Mahatma Gandhi, Pythagoras, Leo Tolstoy, Benjamin Franklin, George Bernard Shaw...the list goes on and on...
Zoroastrians worshiped a supreme God called Ahura Mazda (the Wise Lord) though a number of divine entities later suppressed as "angels" were also worshiped.   The names of these divinities still exist in the Iranian calendar and in countries where the Iranian calendar is in use. Months such as...
The prophet named is Muhammad (peace be upon him) and he is an Arabic prophet and not Persian. Prophet Muhammad called his people to Islam.
He didn't support any religion; he had a tolerance policy regardingthose he conquered and allowed them to follow any religion theychose. He did this so the people would be satisfied under his ruleand not revolt. Answer2: The indications are that the kings of Medo-Persian Empirewere Zoroastrians....
The events that led up to the development of Zoroastrianism...-people of the Fertile Crescent had endured many hardships, including war, conquest, and famine-they began to question Why so much suffering and chaos should exist in the world?-The prophet Zoroaster taught the teaching that earth is a...
The Faravahar:Which depicts a figure surrounded by the light of Glory and is used by some as a representation of the human soul.
Zoroastrianism was a dualist religion. Zoroaster believed in two "deities": one good, one evil. He believed that in the end the good deity would ultimately triumph. He also stressed the importance and value of peace.
Zoroastrianism is of great antiquity, it was probably founded some time before the 6th century BCE in Persia (Iran) and it served as the national- or state religion of a significant portion of the Iranian people for many centuries before it was gradually marginalized by Islam from the 7th century...
 c. the view of the material world as a place of temptation that had  to be ignored. 
The main and only founder that scholars know of would be Zarathustra!
He died during a war of Persia against Turan.
Most religions teach that that religion's creator god created the world. So, just as Christianity teaches that its God created the world, so too does Zoroastrianism teach that Ahura Mazda created the world. In both cases, it is a matter of belief.
The testimony of faith a.k.a. the shahada or the kalima, which is to testify that:"None has the right to be worshipped except Allaah and Muhammad is the slave and Messenger of Allaah."This is the first pillar of the five pillars of Islaam. One must believe this statement with sincerity, truthfulness...
many including the ancient persians
It is that only a Zoroastrian can visit their fire temple, they can not have a intercaste marriage and if they do they can no longer enter their fire temple.And nobody enter their fire temple.
Zoroastrians where the precursors of the modern day Parsis who mostly reside in India; having migrated there during the Muslim incursions into Persia ( present day Iran).
It is extremely hard to tell as many zoroastrians who are persucuted cannot admit to being zoroastrian however most scholars agree on125,000 to over 300,000
Zoroastrianism is believed to have commenced in southern Russia almost four thousand years ago. The people migrated south into eastern Iran. Then around the eighth century BCE, the Persians and Medes of western Iran also adopted the religion. When the Persians conquered Babylon, they took the...
zarathustra founded zoroastrianism
There is no consensus on when Zoroaster lived.
If you say "relevant" and mean true, than no. But if you mean "relevant" as a currently-surviving religion, than yes. There are around 200,000 Zoroastrians in the world today. They still practice fire rituals as well. Thus it is quite difficult to be a practicing Zoroastrian today.
A:Zoroastrian communities are so small and isolated that it can be difficult for members to marry someone from the same faith. The trend to marrying out, and therefore leaving the faith, is placing pressure on the survival of the communities.
He was not. He is the Son of God, and together with his heavenly Father created all things and all men, including Zoroaster, and so the creator is not influenced by his creation. Rather it should be the other way around
A Zoroastrian, of course. (If you're asking who started it, Zoroaster.)
Persians are practicing the religion of Islam.
Zoroastrianism has had very little direct impact on the world. Since the advent of Islam, the religion has dwindled to a small community represented in Iran, India and Pakistan, with a small diaspora throughout the world.Zoroastrianism's main inlfuence on the world is its apparent influence on...
No country has a Zoroastrian majority. There are minorities in many countries, notably India, Iran and Pakistan.
i am a part of Zoroastrianism religion and unfortunately their are only 7 in the world :(
Zoroastrianism probably began in Persia (modern-day Iran) several centuries before the birth of Christ; the first written records of it come from Herodotus in the 5th Century B.C. Zoroastrianism was the official religion of the Achaemenid and Sassanid Empires, after whose collapse it was...
Christianity Christianity is the world's largest religion and is centered on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, Son of God. Around 2.1 billion followers around the world believe in Christianity. Subdivisions of Christianity include the Roman Catholic Church, Mormon Church, Eastern Orthodox...
Ahura Mazda is the deity and his prophet Zoroaster
In the early stages of the religion, the cosmic dualism that was canonized at the time of the Arsacid parthians and Sassanid Persians was absent. The main dichotomy seemed to have bene between Asha (righteousness and truth) and Drugh or Druj (lie). The content of the Gathas however (being the...
Nietzsche didn't live at the time when Hitler rose to public so he didn't have a change to comment Hitler's actions. It is although well-known that Nietzsche was strongly against Anti-Semitism and Pan-Germanism, two main principles of the Nazi ideology, so there is a high change he would have...
She is a Christian and has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
There is a book of prophesy not not many believe in it. It is Bhavishya Purana. Basically people interpolate what has already happened. Bhavishya Purana professes even the reign of Queen Victoria. The only prophecy that hindus believe is that the tenth avatara of Vishnu would come 427,000 years from...
Zoroastrianism was founded in southern Russia sometime before 1700 BCE and possibly even before 2000 BCE. Monotheistic Judaism is believed to have begun in Judah during the seventh-century-BCE reign of King Josiah, although worship of Yahweh as the national God probably goes back before 1000 BCE...
The Scorpion bit the foot of the Creator and caused the Creator to question his act of creation. Creator cried, "Is it water? Is it fire? These questions are the foundation of all creation of living scenarios. The Scorpion of concern is the constellation composed of Scorpio and Libra known as the...
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I mean that you cannot have it both ways: in short, when God is Love there is nothing about evil, or Satan, that may be associated with Love. Finally I can spill this: The most damaging thing to Satan is Love, so to destroy Satan he must be Loved. Comments Pls.
no parsee pray 2 times a day , morning and night.
no but fire is held wit revrance as the symbol of god
because he is so Jewish
Zoroastrians have many sacred texts, including the Avesta, the Gathas, Yashts (hymns of praise) and many others.
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A: The ancient Zoroastrian religion had many characteristics later found in Judaism or Christianity, some of which are: MonotheismCreation of the world in seven stagesAngelsThe seven archangelsAngra Mainyu, or Ahriman, as the evil adversary of Ahura Mazda, foreshadows SatanHeaven and hell as places...
A:Zoroastrianism, like all religions, evolved in all directions from time to time, but was generally a monotheistic religion, with Ahura Mazda ('Wise Lord') is its god. Mithra was the most powerful spirit, apparently originally a lesser god, but by the time of the Persian conquest of Babylon, more...
Zoroastrianism is essentially monotheistic, with all worship being directed at Ahura Mazda, the uncreated Creator. It shares a lot in common with Judaism. Greek religion was obviously polytheistic and based on the worship of personified forces of nature.
In Zoroastrianism, the purpose of life is to "be among those who  renew the world...to make the world progress towards perfection."    Main teachings:    Good Thoughts, Good Words, Good Deeds.  Follow the single path of Truth.  Do the right thing because it is the right thing to do, and...
Zoroaster - approximately 3000 B.C. - was the first to believe in a single God. He dedicated his life traveling from place to place sharing his belief. Often - as happens with new beliefs - he was scoffed at but as the years passed he gained a small following that continued after his death....
No. If you were me, you would not have asked the question.
he gave hammarabi the laws
It is a holy skirt in which they have to wear for the rest of their  lives. It is given to them at certain age, usually between 7 and 10  years.
Christian answer: They probably believe bad things happen for the  same reason most other religion does. And this reason is because of  what is usually called sin. There is a sort of master of all evil  and his name is Satan or the Devil. He is responsible, in all three  of the largest religious...
Zoroaster was from the mushroom kingdom civilization. He is a close friend of the legendary Mario, and has aided him on a few of his adventures. He is not a popular character to the Mario world, but he is a personal favorite.
It was a universal religion.   It included all people, regardless of their backgrounds.     It was monotheistic.
It depends on the spirit. Some will cooperate and do what you say but some are stubborn or just don't realize you are asking them anything.
Socrates believed humans can live honest lives and honor and integrity is more important than wealth, fame and other attributes. This is similar to the Buddhist and Hindu beliefs, Buddhist thought people should live a moderate lifestyle and reduce desires of material things and worldly attraction....
One God: Ahura Mazda. One evil force: Angra Mainyu. Seven heavenly spirits. Seven evil spirits.
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