Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Zoroastrian Religion of the Achaemenids


The Zoroastrian Religion of the Achaemenids   The Greek writings establish with certainty that the Achaemenids were Zoroastrians. But in the past few decades, some academic circles with a clear agenda, insist otherwise. A change of faith during any Empire … Continue reading

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ashem vohu, the self of Gd, new horizons and joy


Copyright: @2014 Ardeshir Farahmand ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. … Continue reading

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Yasna 29.2 based on the ancient commentary


Copyright: @2014 Ardeshir Farahmand. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Then the architect … Continue reading

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December-January, the happiest month of the year


December-January, the happiest month of the year The happiest month of the year in the religious Zoroastrian calendar is the 10th month called “day.” The tenth month starts in mid-December and lasts till mid-January, for an exact thirty days. In … Continue reading

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