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Rune fehu, Aveatan fšü, pasu and the celebration of wealth, prosperity in Zoroastrianism


The first rune in the ancient Germanic alphabet is fehu literally “herds and flocks.” Fehu is the rune of “wealth” and moveable property. Avestan fšü/pasuu, Gothic faihu, Old Norse fe, Old High German fihu, Latin pecu/pecus and Lithuanian pekus/pekas are … Continue reading

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The worship of waters in Zoroastrianism, the fiery grandson/nephew of waters apam napát, and the kinsman of the sea sævar niðr in Norse Mythology,


October 26 marks the festival of waters in the Zoroastrian religious calendar. Zoroastrianism could justly be termed ancient worship of pure, undefiled waters as well as worship of lights and sacred fires. The Avestan term for Water is áp or … Continue reading

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The ancestor of Thinking Man, Avestan Manuš, Ancient Germanic Mannus, and the Rune Mannaz


In the Zoroastrian sacred lore, Manûš is the ancestor of “thinkers, sages, and the wise, learned scholars”. The Magi priests of the ancient Aryans (or specifically the Indo Iranians) trace their “lineage/ancestry” to Manûš.” The earthly prototype for Mazdá, “the … Continue reading

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Ahura Mazda, the supreme god of Zoroastrianism, the God of “learning, wisdom, discovery, and memory”


Mazdá Ahûrá is the Supreme God of ancient Zoroastrianism. The ancient Aryan Prophet Zarathustra called his Supreme God Mazdá Ahûrá “the god of learning, wisdom, discovery, imagination, mind, memory” or the “Mindful Ahûrá.” Mazdá Ahûrá of the Old Avestan lore … Continue reading

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The dominion of the Gods, rich pastures, and the oppressed tillers of the land in the Gathas of Zarathustra


The ancient Zoroastrian spirituality is unequivocally linked to agriculture, animal stewardship, and a celebration of the purity/bounty of nature expressed in the key agricultural festivals of the year. The most sacred mantra in Zoroastrianism, ahü vairyö “will to become godlike,” states: … Continue reading

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Rune Othala and Inheriting the Brilliant Nature, Good Mind of the Gods in Zoroastrianism


In the Elder Futhark symbolism of the ancient Vikings, Othala rune represented the o sound. Othala disappeared from the Scandinavian record around the 6th century, but it survived in the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc, and expressed the Old English œ. Viking rune *ōþalą has become ēðel in Old English and … Continue reading

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Rune laguz, Lakes, and the powerful Giants of Ages/Lords of Time in Zoroastrianism


In the runic alphabet of the ancient Norsemen *laguz “lake,” is the rune of “psyche, spirit, soul, vast bodies of water, the rune of unfolding, revelation.” *laguz is a cognate of Gothic *lagus, Old Norse lǫgr, Old English lagu A … Continue reading

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