Zoroastrianism


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Synonyms for Zoroastrianism

system of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by Zoroaster

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In Zoroastrianism, embroidery is a part of the love of life.
Chapters fifteen and sixteen, on Zoroastrian doctrines and regional praxis respectively, are filled with interesting information about the variety and flexibility of Zoroastrianism in ancient and medieval centuries.
The Yazidis are a largely Kurdish group who follow a combination of Islam, Christianity and Zoroastrianism.
Apparently referring to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), he also claimed to have documents proving that they teach Zoroastrianism in mountain camps.
The small, ancient religion of Zoroastrianism is being revived in northern Iraq.
At this time, Zoroastrianism was the state religion, but Manichaeans, Christians, and Jews also lived in the empire, and they too are discussed in detail.
The Yazidis, a 500,000 strong people, follow an ancient religion with links to Zoroastrianism but are seen as infidels by the radical Islamists.
Thousands of Yazidis, a Kurdish-speaking minority following an ancient faith rooted in Zoroastrianism, fled their homes a week ago when Islamic State (IS) militants attacked the town of Sinjar.
The Yazidis, who follow an ancient religion with ties to Zoroastrianism, fled their homes after the Islamic State group issued an ultimatum to convert to Islam, pay a religious fine, flee their homes or face death.
In recent days, the Islamic State militants have swept through villages in the north that are home to religious minorities including Christians and the Yazidis, who follow an ancient religion with ties to Zoroastrianism.
The event was attended by several dignitaries, including more than 50 delegates representing different religious confessions, such as Hinduism, Islam, Zoroastrianism, Sikhism, Jainism, officials of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs.
As well as people from the Hindu faith, the Sunday celebration included leaders from Sikhism, Buddhism, Baha'i, Jainism, Islam, Judaism, Zoroastrianism and Christian religions.
At the heart of Zoroastrianism lies the doctrine of the interdependence and unity of man and all other aspects of creation.
Pir is the highest rank in Mithraism and Zoroastrianism.
The topics include localizing the Buddha's presence at wayside shrines in northern Pakistan, "trading religions" and "visible religion" in the ancient Near East, trading in the symbols of the goddess Nanaya, Hanukkah in the Babylonian Talmud and Zoroastrianism, sharing the concept of god among trading prophets in poems attributed to Umayya b.