Avesta glossary
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Avesta glossary a glossary of avesta words and their parsig equivalents, based on the Zand, the so-called Frahang I oim: ek

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Published by K. R. Cama Oriental Institute in Mumbai .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementRaham Asha.
The Physical Object
Pagination238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23920891M
LC Control Number2009310775

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  An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Avesta English And English - Avesta Glossary. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t3rv5p03p Ocr ABBYY FineReader. Avesta, the Sacred Book of the Zoroastrians: Khorda Avesta (Book of Common Prayer) Avesta -- Zoroastrian Archives: Contents: Prev: ka: Next: Glossary: AVESTA: KHORDA AVESTA (Book of Common Prayer) NOTE: PDF, epub, and audio versions are now available. Frequently used short prayers: (Also available in Avestan and Transcription fonts). Avesta: the Zoroastrian holy book, that contains all scripture and liturgical (holy) works by Zoroaster Ethics and Morality: the values that someone or a group of people live by Dastur: the leader of Zoroastrian gatherings, also a teacher of the traditions. A section of this Avesta is known as the “Khordeh-Avesta’ which means the “Smaller (i.e. Selected) Avesta”. This is the book of daily prayers of the Zoroastrians. It is a cherished possession of every devoted Zoroastrian household. The Khordeh Avesta is a collection of prayers selected from other major works of extant Avesta literature.

This book has been under preparation since the past five years. It was and is being used as a sourcebook cum workbook for teaching Avesta script and grammar to beginners at Sir Jamshedjee Jeebhoy Zarthoshtee and Mullan Feroze Madressas. Modifications were incorporated into the book taking into account the views and suggestions from students. The Avesta comprises the oldest extant sacred texts of Zoroastrianism. The scripture collection includes the Yasna; the Vispered, which covers festival observances; the Yashts, hymns of praise; the Vendidad, a book of ancient purity laws; and the Khordeh Avesta, or the “smaller Avesta. Khorda Avesta edited by K. E. Kanga, kindly contributed and scanned by Soli Dastur. Khorda Avesta (Persian) with text, translation, and commentary by Mobed Azargoshasp (3rd ed. ). Yasht-bâ-maâni: transliterated and translated into English by K. E. Kanga. Avesta word [root of word] number of times word occurs in the Avesta (case) meaning another form of word Example: baodhô [baodha] 7 (nNA) m. perfume (k) The root of "baodhô" is "baodha". It occurs 7 times in the Avesta. (It is neuter Nominative or Accusative case.) It means "perfume". (This word can be found on page of Kanga's.

  According to a legend preserved in the Book of Arda Viraf, a 3rd or 4th century work, a written version of The Zend Avesta had existed in the palace library of the Achaemenid kings (– BC), but which was then supposedly lost in a fire caused by the troops of Alexander the Great. This is the complete Zend Avesta in English, a Public. Avesta: The Religious Books of the Parsees. Volumes Paperback – Febru by Arthur Henry Bleeck (Author) out of 5 stars 19 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Paperback "Please retry" $Reviews: The Avesta texts fall into several different categories, arranged either by dialect, or by principal text in the liturgical group is the Yasna, which takes its name from the Yasna ceremony, Zoroastrianism's primary act of worship, and at which the Yasna text is recited. The most important portion of the Yasna texts are the five Gathas, consisting of seventeen hymns attributed to. THE ZEND-AVESTA PART I THE VENDIDAD TRANSLATED BY JAMES DARMESTETER Sacred Books of the East, Volume 4. Oxford University Press, {scanned at January-May/} {p. vii} CONTENTS. CHAPTER INTRODUCTION. P I. THE DISCOVERY OF THE ZEND-AVESTA II. THE INTERPRETATION OF THE ZEND-AVESTA x III. THE FORMATION OF THE ZEND-AVESTA .