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More Thoughts on the beginning of the religious day


The religious day as evidenced by Avestan Yasna literature starts at hávan, SUNRISE or time to extract/press the nectar of “haómá” plant. Yet, if we look at the poetic gathas and khorde avesta prayers for the daily prayers we realize … Continue reading

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The five daily prayers/namáz/nemö and the Month of Bahman in Zoroastrianism


The origin of the five daily meditations/namáz, and the eternal spirits/angels associated with them are to be found in the Süd-kar Nask of Gathic commentaries on Yasna 32.16, second stanza of the third line. i should emphasize that angels in … Continue reading

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