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Zhao Guojing (赵国经)

Zhao Guojing – 赵国经 Zhao Guojing (1950, Jingxian, provincia de Hebei), fue uno de los jóvenes urbanos que fueron enviados “a las montañas y hacia abajo a los pueblos” (montañas y e…

Der Ornamentenschatz; ein Musterbuch stilvoller Ornamente aus allen Kunstepochen : Dolmetsch, H. (Heinrich), 1846-1908 : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

Der Ornamentenschatz; ein Musterbuch stilvoller Ornamente aus allen Kunstepochen : Dolmetsch, H. (Heinrich), 1846-1908 : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

Der Ornamentenschatz; ein Musterbuch stilvoller Ornamente aus allen Kunstepochen : Dolmetsch, H. (Heinrich), 1846-1908 : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

A relief sculpture of a sphinx on a balustrade of the Tripylon (Triple Gate), also known as the Central Palace or Council Hall in Persepolis

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Zoroaster, also known as Zarathustra, is the founder of Zoroastrianism. Though he is known most likely to have been Persian, his birthplace is uncertain. It is now generally thought that he was born in the eastern part of the Iranian Plateau. Many popular religions borrowed from is teachings throughout the centuries, including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, etc.

Zoroaster, also known as Zarathustra, is the founder of Zoroastrianism. Though he is known most likely to have been Persian, his birthplace is uncertain. It is now generally thought that he was born in the eastern part of the Iranian Plateau. Many popular religions borrowed from is teachings throughout the centuries, including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, etc.

Traditional Zoroastrian image of Priest, Sacred Fire and Prophet.  Link is to a Hare Krishna site comparing Zoroastrianism with Vedic religion (influence is likey the other way, however, from Iran TO India).

Traditional Zoroastrian image of Priest, Sacred Fire and Prophet. Link is to a Hare Krishna site comparing Zoroastrianism with Vedic religion (influence is likey the other way, however, from Iran TO India).

Zoroastrian symbol of Spring and the New Year. A Lion Bites the hind of a Bull.  Nowruz - the day of the spring equinox when the power of the eternally fighting Bull, personifying the Earth, and the Lion, personifying the Sun, are equal. Bas-relief in Persepolis. Iran.

A Dakhma, known as "Tower of Silence" in English, is a circular, raised structure used by Zoroastrians for exposure of the dead, Specifically, the corpse demon was believed to rush into the body and contaminate everything it came into contact with, To preclude the pollution of earth or fire the bodies of the dead are placed atop a dakhma and so exposed to the sun and to scavenging birds. Thus,"putrefaction with all its concomitant evils is most effectually prevented"

A Dakhma, known as "Tower of Silence" in English, is a circular, raised structure used by Zoroastrians for exposure of the dead, Specifically, the corpse demon was believed to rush into the body and contaminate everything it came into contact with, To preclude the pollution of earth or fire the bodies of the dead are placed atop a dakhma and so exposed to the sun and to scavenging birds. Thus,"putrefaction with all its concomitant evils is most effectually prevented"

Amshaspanadan or Amesha Spentas are the messengers of Ahura Mazda. In Zoroastrianism, the name of the seven divine beings who belong to the retinue of the highest Asura (Ahura Mazda), The Amesha Spentas (beneficent immortals), comes directly after him. They are ahuras without being deities and creatures without being creatures. Ahura Mazda connects with the material world through Seven Emanations called Amesha Spentas. She is the protector of plants.

Amshaspanadan or Amesha Spentas are the messengers of Ahura Mazda. In Zoroastrianism, the name of the seven divine beings who belong to the retinue of the highest Asura (Ahura Mazda), The Amesha Spentas (beneficent immortals), comes directly after him. They are ahuras without being deities and creatures without being creatures. Ahura Mazda connects with the material world through Seven Emanations called Amesha Spentas. She is the protector of plants.

Sadeh Festival: Iran Zoroastrians Celebrate Ancient Feast Of Fire

Sadeh Festival: Iran Zoroastrians Celebrate Ancient Feast Of Fire

Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Baku  Zoroastrianism is one of the world's oldest religions dating all the way back to the 5th-century BCE! Capturado por borderjunkie

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Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Baku Zoroastrianism is one of the world's oldest religions dating all the way back to the 5th-century BCE! Capturado por borderjunkie

Ashem Vohu prayer in Avesta script of Zoroastrian, 3500 yrs oldest monotheistic religion, of Persian empire including Kurdistan. Harmony between man and nature, respect for all of Creation – Fire, Sun, Earth and Water, and promoting a mutually beneficial existence with these elements, is central to Zoroastrian thought, placing this ancient religion well ahead of its time. The corpus of Zoroastrian sacred literature is known as the Avesta, written in the ancient Avestan language.

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Ashem Vohu prayer in Avesta script of Zoroastrian, 3500 yrs oldest monotheistic religion, of Persian empire including Kurdistan. Harmony between man and nature, respect for all of Creation – Fire, Sun, Earth and Water, and promoting a mutually beneficial existence with these elements, is central to Zoroastrian thought, placing this ancient religion well ahead of its time. The corpus of Zoroastrian sacred literature is known as the Avesta, written in the ancient Avestan language.

Behistun Persian Ruins, Iran

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