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Zarathushtra, a rishi, a prophet/seer, a traveler

Zarathushtra calls himself in the poetic gathas, in the second line of  Yasna 31.5, an “ereshish.” The Avestan “ereshish” is the same as Sanskrit “rishi” and O.E. arisan/risan, O.S. arisan, Goth. urreisan, P.Gmc. us-risanan, O.N. risa; Ger. reisen “to travel,” … Continue reading

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