Monthly Archives: November 2021

APÁM NAPÁTThe Grand Child/Descendant of the Waters


November 15 marks the last day of the month of waters in the Zoroastrian calendar. In ancient Zoroastrianism, a splendid god-force associated with waters known as ápam napát is honored during prayers at each sunset. Apám Napát refers to some … Continue reading

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Water as a symbol of memory, deepest wisdom/inspiration in Zoroastrianism


October 26th marks the festival of waters. The hymn or Yašt to waters is among the longest and most beautiful in the sacred Avestan literature. In Zoroastrian worship both fire and water play a crucial role. The month of waters “ábán” … Continue reading

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Evil as undead Monster and the Supreme Importance of SpaceTime in Zoroastrianism


October 12 marks the thanksgiving festival of ayáthrim when the cows/cattle decorated in flowers, are brought back home to their warm shelters. The ayáthrim is a festive time to lead cattle from their summer meadows back to their shelters and … Continue reading

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