The book of Arda Viraf. by Haug, Martin, ; Publisher Bombay: Government Central Book Depot ; London: Trner. Collection gaelic. The Book of Arda Viraf has 5 ratings and 2 reviews. Eadweard said: This was very Book of Arda Viraf is a Zoroastrian religious text o. It was early made available in Western languages by M. Haug and E. W. West ( The Book of Arda Viraf, Bombay and London, [repr. Amsterdam, ];.

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This is an alphabetical list of topics related to Zoroastrianism. Regarding the nature of the punishments which are described, there is considerable variety. Member feedback about Avesta: He is a very old and correct codex in Dr.

But his trivial blunders are thrown altogether into the shade by those of the writer of K21which is a copy of K20 made about a century ago, in the handwriting of Destur Darab, as Rask believed, but this is doubtful, as the writer often makes nonsense of his text by misreading the ori- viii Introductory Essays. Naduk valman mun min zak-i valman nadukih, kadarchai nadiikih.

These are primarily intended to facilitate electronic searches. His eternal opponent is Vohu Manah.

Mdzdayasna guddrad horn ku: Many religious creeds and sects arose, and there was none who knew the religion until, under Shapur II, the celebrated Adarbad Mahrespand appeared, who proved the truth of the Zoroastrian religion by undergoing the ordeal of having melted brass poured upon his breast without being burnt by it.


Among the Pazand MSS. Jadi Rana in the Qissa-i Sanjan According to the Qissa, Jadi Rana had a reputation for fairness viiraf preceded him, which prompted some of the Boik who were fleeing religious persecution to seek asylum in his kingdo Most of the brief book is given here, except where the details of hell become too bestial, too coarsely sordid for modern taste.

And the sisters prepared a narcotic, and flavored it o a cup of wine, and dressed Arda Viraf with other clothes, and gave notice to king Kai Gush- tasp and the other Mazdayasnians.

J 03 U staishni i Hormazda u ameshaspeiidan spash aiignrd, u Averedad u Ameredad aiigard, l i4 u afreuga guft. Jadi Rana, who the Qissa simply states as having been a Hindu king in what is now the Indian state of Gujarat, is thought to have been a ruler belonging to one of the Rajput clans which ruled that region in that era.

This institution appears to be closely connected with the foundation of the religion.

Book of Arda Viraf – Wikipedia

I also saw the soul of arxa man 2 who, because of hunger and thirst, ever cried thus: Then I saw the soul of a woman 2 whose breasts they cut off; and her belly was torn, and the entrails given to the dogs. Such ones are the following: Hi, Sans, sanckaranti ; see L. Introductory EBsaya; LV m. She conducts her husband to his celestial abodewhere he then finds thousands of virgins who do not appear to be regarded as proper Huris Mohamedan.


An older treatise on Jclnett’idat, which occupies seven folio pages in tlie Din-kard, appears not to mention first cousins, but confines itself to the three nearest relations mothe r, siste r and daiigh- terand defends tlie practice on the grounds of mytliological history and general expediency.

The Zoroastrian religion was during the first three centuries after its foundation by Zarathus’tra Spitama, in its purity. Denman valmanslian miln ruhdnodn homand? Three fargards of the Hadokht Nask, Z.

The book of Arda Viraf

This process of purification, in which cow’s urine plays an important part, lasts for nine nights. In consequence of this invasion by Alexander the Macedonian, and his destruction of Persepolis, the whole political order of Iran was reversed; many wars ensued, and the Zoroastrian religion decayed.

Then I saw the souls of several who remained suspended, head downwards, in hell; 2 and they force the blood, filth, and brains of men into their mouths, and convey excrement into their noses; 3 and they [the tormentors? H, jud- Sans, vibhindanti. K20 has ftit for O.

The ‘upholders of the religion’ are the students of the Avesta. The following crimes are deemed worthy of punishment: Kos bok final 1.