Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Zoroastrian names of the summer months and their Indo- European legacy


The Zoroastrian names of the summer months and their Indo- European legacy The first month of summer is named after Tíshtar or Tÿshtar. Tíshtar is the Dog Star of the THREE Stars or Sirius, the brightest and most auspicious star … Continue reading

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Ameretát, Immortality, Deathlessness, Indestructibility


Ameretát, Immortality, Deathlessness, Indestructibility July the 25th was the festival of Ameretát “immortality,” “deathlessness,” “indestructibility.” Ameretát is one of the godly virtues/powers or ahúras of Ma(n)zdá, the God of genius, mind-power, vision, imagination and creativity. Ameretát is about overcoming our … Continue reading

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The first Aryan Physician Thrita, “the Third,” the Uppermost Defender


In the Avesta and the ancient Aryan, Indo-Iranian MythThritá (the THIRD,) also called Thraætóná/Θraætóná is the first skilled physician/healer. (Yasht 13.131; Vendidad 20.2). The name comes from thri/Θri meaning “three, the THIRD.” In the Old Norse Grímnismál 46.4 Þriði/thriði is another name of … Continue reading

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The sacredness of pure grape wines in the Zoroastrian religious rituals


Pure grape Wine plays a central role in the Aryan Zoroastrian religious rituals. Also, the ancient Magi and Zoroastrians were famous for their superb wine making skills. The association of wine with Zoroastrian worship and the ancient Aryan religion has … Continue reading

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The beginning of summer and pilgrimage to the 6 Ancient Mountain Shrines


Herodotus writes c. 430 BCE on “The Customs of the Persians:” “The customs which I know the Persians to observe are the following: they have no images of the gods, no temples nor altars, and consider the use of them … Continue reading

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