Zoroastrian weddings are a religious ceremony in Zoroastrianism in which two individuals, a man and a woman are united.
In 224 CE Zoroastrianism was made the official religion of Persia, and other religions were not tolerated, thus halting the spread of Buddhism westwards.
... "Aŋra Mainiiu") is the Avestan-language name of Zoroastrianism's hypostasis of the "destructive/evil spirit" and the main adversary in Zoroastrianism either of the Spenta Mainyu, the "holy/creative spirits/mentality", or directly of Ahura Mazda, the highest deity of Zoroastrianism.
Under Parthian rule, Zoroastrianism had fragmented into regional variations which also saw the rise of local cult-deities, some from Iranian religious tradition but others drawn from Greek tradition too.
Kambojas spoke Avestan language and followed Zoroastrianism.
The Sassanid dynasty (224-651 AD) declared Zoroastrianism as the state religion and promoted a religious revival of Zoroastrianism.
In 1979, Boyce published "Zoroastrians: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices", which not only summarised her previous publications (in particular volume 1 of "History"), but anthologised the role of Zoroastrianism during subsequent eras as well.
Zurvanism is a fatalistic religious movement of Zoroastrianism in which the divinity Zurvan is a first principle (primordial creator deity) who engendered equal-but-opposite twins, Ahura Mazda and Angra Mainyu.
Almut Hintze, FBA (born 7 June 1957) is an academic, philologist, linguist and scholar of Indo-Iranian studies and Zoroastrianism.
Zoroastrianism is a monotheistic religion, which originated in Iran.
Like Islam, Zoroastrianism, holds that on Judgement Day all resurrected souls will pass over a bridge over hell (As-Sirāt in Islam, Chinvat Bridge in Zoroastrianism), and those destined for hell will find it too narrow and fall below into their new abode.
Hinduism and Zoroastrianism share a common root in Proto-Indo-Iranian religion.
Zoroastrianism is based on the teachings of prophet Zoroaster in the 6th century BCE.
Manichaeism's origin is related to Zoroastrianism; that is why Bogomilism is sometimes indirectly connected to Zoroastrianism in the sense of its duality.
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