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    Zoroastrianism The Arab world is now dominated by one strong and fierce religion. But, during the dynasties of such nobles as the Achaemenids, a truly noble and proud religion appeared; Zoroastrianism. The word of this religion was brought to the world by the Persian prophet Zoroaster. The origins of the religion and the beliefs of Zoroastrianism were and still are the cornerstone of the religion. During time, the religion depleted in size because of Mohammed, who introduced and

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    Zoroastrianism is a religion founded by a priest named Zarathustra Spitma or Zoroaster far back in the 1200BCE, with principle belief of an almighty God or “the One” Ahura Mazda and the context of a cosmic battle between the good and evil forces. At the era prior to Zoroastrianism, the Persian (known as Iranian today) were believes in polytheistic religion. It is believes that in this era many social problematic had occurs due to this belief and practices. At the same time Zoroaster born

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    Zoroastrianism is a religion founded by a priest named Zarathustra Spitma or Zoroaster far back in the 1200BCE, with the principle belief of an almighty God or “the One” Ahura Mazda and the context of a cosmic battle between the good and evil forces. During the era prior to Zoroastrianism, the Persian (known as Iranian today) were believes in polytheistic religion. It is believed that in this era many social problems had occurred due to these beliefs and practices. At the same time, Zoroaster

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    Zoroastrianism is the world’s oldest living monotheistic religion. It may have very few followers today but it is one of the most influential religions of all time. It eventually led to many of the ideas of big religions today including Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Zoroastrianism is a very important religion yet if you ask someone on the street they would most likely never have heard of it or its ideas. The two biggest ideas of Zoroastrianism are Dualism, their God Ahura Mazda, and the Amensha

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    “Zoroastrianism is one of the oldest religions. It is estimated to be around 3000 years old, yet it is one of the smallest religions in the modern world. Approximately 11,000 Zoroastrians remain in Iran” (Nigosian), but most live in Bombay, India. They believe there is only one God, Ahuramazda. They also believe in the idea of preexistence, but do not believe in reincarnation. That fire represents truth, which should never be allowed to die. To most, Zoroastrianism is a fixed body of traditional

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    Ancient Cultures 114 Prof I. Cornelius 16 May 2016 Roxanne Mooneys 17648130   Table of Contents Introduction 1 The history and development of Zoroastrianism Zarathustra 2 The Avesta 2.3 Gods, deities and worship Ahura Mazda 4 Symbols, rituals and practices 4 The influence of Zoroastrianism on the Abrahamic faiths Conclusion 5 Bibliography 6  Introduction In every religion known to the intelligible world, there is an everlasting battle between the

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    How is a young person initiated into Zoroastrianism "The Navjote is also known as Sedreh-Pushi. This is the initiation ceremony where a child, between the ages of seven and twelve, receives his or her sudreh and kusti and performs the 'Kusti Ritual' for the first time." (BBC) In this ceremony the young person is accepted into the faith, much like a first Communion in Catholicism, or Bar Mitzvah in Judaism the tradition of faith is passed down to the younger generation as they are recognized for the

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    Zoroastrianism Zoroastrianism is one of the oldest monotheistic religions in the world today. Its adherents number 250,000, but thousands of years ago it was the state religion of the mighty Persian Empire and one of the most powerful religions in the world. In this paper I will tell you about the history of Zoroastrianism and its founder, Zoroaster, also known as Zarathushtra. I will discuss their scripture, doctrines, and end by examining in detail the commonalities in both doctrine and legend

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    Although, many of his people converted to another religions, he is not angry with them. This paper’s intent is to explain why in todays’ society, Zoroastrianism has become a small religion when, during Ancient Times, the religion once had major influence. Zoroastrianism is a religion founded by Zarathustra Spitma also, known as Zoroaster during the 6th BCE, with an essential belief of an almighty God, Ahura Mazda. During Antiquity, modern-day Iran was once known as Persia, the Persian Empire was

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    Zoroastrianism on the other hand is a monotheistic religion, originating in Iran, and has evolved throughout the ages. With approximately 130,000 remaining followers. Zoroastrianism’s early stage, is presumed to have influenced Buddhism, and introduces beliefs of Gods and Devils that have been adopted by other religions such as Christianity, and Islam. The Zoroastrian gods represented elements, aspects of nature, and principles such as justice and obedience. These gods were called daevas meaning

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