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Faith And Philosophy of Zoroastrianism

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ISBN: 9788178357249    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2009     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 372        Language: English
Iran under the Caliphs, Zoroastrians in Iran from, Tenth to Twentieth century, History of the Parsis in India, Early History, IranShah Fire, Rivayets, Start of Sucess, Bombay Parsis, References, 3. Philosophy...Read more
Iran under the Caliphs, Zoroastrians in Iran from, Tenth to Twentieth century, History of the Parsis in India, Early History, IranShah Fire, Rivayets, Start of Sucess, Bombay Parsis, References, 3. Philosophy 51, Basic Philosophy, Heavenly Laws, Asha, Khshathra, Primary Beliefs, Ahura Mazda, Dualism, Ahriman, Purpose in Life, Amesha Spentas, Angels, Cosmology, Microcosm, Co-workers, Heaven and Hell, Inferences, Ethics, Metaphysics, References, 4. Concept of God 77, Defining God, Dimensions of God, Nature of Ahura Mazda, The, Otherworldly Immanency of Ahura Mazda, The Creator, The Lord, of Wisdom, The Law-Giver and Judge, Deities, Vohu Manah, Armaiti, Haurvatat and Ameretat, Sraosha, Atar, Ashi, Geush Tashan and, Geush Urvan, Philosophy of God, Spenta Mainyu, Amesha Spentas, Symbol of Ahura Mazda's Wisdom, Messengers of God, Zarathushtra, References, 5. Main Figures 105, Main Figures in Early Period, Zoroaster, Cyrus the Great, Darius the, Great, Main Figures in Medieval Period, Xerxes, Kartir, Azar Kayvan, Main Figures in Modern Period, Maneckji Nusserwanji Dhalla, Godrej, Sidhwa, References, vi Faith & Philosophy of Zoroastrianism, 6. Scriptures 117, Religious Scriptures, Avesta, The Zend, The Yasna, The Visperad, The Vendidad, The Yashts, The Siroza, The Khordeh Avesta, Fragments, Non-Religious Scriptures, Arda Viraf, Bundahishn, Chidag Andarz i Poryotkeshan, References, 7. Teachings 139, Spiritual Teachings, Redemption, The Millennium of Hoshedar, The, Millennium of Soshyos, The Collaborators of Soshyos, Resurrection, of the Dead, Universal Judgment, Bodily Punishment, Ordeal of, Molten Metal, Removing Imperfection from Material Bodies, Decisive Battle between the Good and Evil, Devotion to God, Ahura, Mazda, and Ahura Mazda, Ethical Actions, Message of Harmony, And Love, References, 8. Moral Value System 157, Moral Values, Morality in Life, Moral Values for Leader, Moral Values, in Society, Allegiance and Devotion to God , Rejection of Evil, According to the Teachings of Zoroaster, Belief in the Sanctity and, Divinity of the World, Pledge to Follow the Three Commandments, Declaration of Faith, Practical Aspects, References, 9. Movements 167, Religious Movements, Manichaeism, Anquetil du Perron's Pioneer, Work, Modernism Versus Traditionalism, Reform Movements, Parsi, Theosophists, Revivalist Movements, Awakening of the Communal, Conscience, Western Method of Scholarship in India, Gathas, References, 10. Reformers 193, Reformers in Early Period, Tiridates I of Armenia, Darius the Great, Reformers in Medieval Period, Xerxes, Kartir, Azar Kayvan, Reformers in Modern Period, Maneckji Nusserwanji Dhalla, Godrej, Sidhwa, Meher Baba, Eruch Jessawala, References, 11. Major Sects 207, Shahenshahis, The Ilm-e-Kshnoom, Qadimis of Iran, Zurvanism, References, 12. Demographic Propagation 217, Origin, Early Rise, Factors Responsible for Rise, Zoroastrianism in, other Parts of World, In Iran, Causes of the Fall of Zoroastrian, Iran, In Pakistan, Demographics, References, Contents vii, 13. Socio-Political Influence 231, Socio-Political Identity, Zoroastrianism and Politics, Fundamentalism, Contemporary Politics, References, 14. Religious Rituals and Traditions 243, Religious Rituals, Power of Prayer, The Manthras, Rites and, Sacrifices, Social Rituals, Temperance, Sudre, Naujote, Yasna, Ahuna, Vairya, Three Commandments, Social Divisions, Vices, Ceremonial, Rituals, Birth Ceremonies, Marriage Ceremonies, Funeral Rites, Other, Rituals, References, 15. Society 283, Social Order, Social Conduct, Good and Evil, Traditional Values in, Society, Culture, Caste System, Status of Women, Code of Behaviour, for Women, Laws of Inheritance, Marriage, References, 16. Festivals 297, Gahambar, Khordad Sal, Zarthost No Deeso, Fravahar, Navroze, Khane Tekani, Haft Sin, References, 17. Religious Places 309, Religious Places in India, Sanjan Atash Behram, Iranshah Atash, Behram, Religious Places Outside India, The Special Fires, The Holy, Shrines, Seti Pir, Banu-Pars, Pir-e-Sabz, Pir-e-Nauraki, Pir-e-Hrist, Yezd, References, 18. Art and Iconography 319, History, Architecture, Sculptures, Calligraphy, Present Day Examples, References, 19. Zoroastrianism in Modern World 331, Diaspora, Modern Religious Movements, Spritual Revolution, Future, Zoroastrianism as a Global Religion, References, Bibliography 349, Index 355About The Book:- Zoroastrianism Was Founded By Zarathushtra Spitama. This Religion Believes In The Existence Of One God, Whom It Knows Under Various Names Of Mazda, Ahura And Ahura-Mazda. This Book Deals With Almost Every Aspect Of Zoroastrianism Philosophy, Character, Nature And Spirit Of Philosophy. The Book Covers The Subject Of Zoroastrianism Thoroughly In A Manner Which Makes It Interesting To Read And Easy To Understand. A Special Care Has Been Taken To Put The Principles Of Zoroastrianism Philosophy In Proper Order So That The Reader Finds The Book Very Useful And Enjoyable. This Volume Covers All Religious Customs And Ceremonies From Birth To Death, Including Traditional Values And Values In Society. Information Given In This Volume Is Fairly Comprehensive In Contents To That All The Readers Should Feel Benefited With The Text Of The Religion Which They Follow, Preach, And Profess., About The Author:- Meena Iyer Was Born In Kerala On 7Th September, 1967 In A Family Of Religious Scholars. She Was Brought Up And Educated In The City Of Calcutta. She Graduated With Distinction And Completed Her Post Graduation In Sociology From Calcutta University In 1989. Her Mother Instilled In Her A Deep Love For Spirituality, Philosophy And Related Subjects. So Her Deep Interest In Religion Led Her To Carry Out An In-Depth Study Of Not Only Her Own Religion But All Others As Well. Her Secular Out Look And Love Of The Subjects Related To God Has Resulted In This Book On Zoroastrianism., Content:- Contents, Preface Ix, 1. Zoroastrianism: An Introduction 1, 2. History 13, Origin, Early History, The Median Kingdom, The Hakhamanian, Kingdom, Darius I, Xerxes I, The Selucid Rule Of Iran, The Parthian, Kingdom, Medieval History, The Sasanian Empire, Shapur I, Kings, After Shahpur I, Shapur Ii, Yazdegard I, Bahram V, Yazdegard Ii, Kobad I, Khusrow I, Hormazd Iv, Khusrow Ii, End Of The Sasanian, Dynasty And Zoroastrian Iran, Modern History, History Of, Zoroastrians In Iran Under The Caliphs, Zoroastrians In Iran From, Tenth To Twentieth Century, History Of The Parsis In India, Early History, Iranshah Fire, Rivayets, Start Of Sucess, Bombay Parsis, References, 3. Philosophy 51, Basic Philosophy, Heavenly Laws, Asha, Khshathra, Primary Beliefs, Ahura Mazda, Dualism, Ahriman, Purpose In Life, Amesha Spentas, Angels, Cosmology, Microcosm, Co-Workers, Heaven And Hell, Inferences, Ethics, Metaphysics, References, 4. Concept Of God 77, Defining God, Dimensions Of God, Nature Of Ahura Mazda, The, Otherworldly Immanency Of Ahura Mazda, The Creator, The Lord, Of Wisdom, The Law-Giver And Judge, Deities, Vohu Manah, Armaiti, Haurvatat And Ameretat, Sraosha, Atar, Ashi, Geush Tashan And, Geush Urvan, Philosophy Of God, Spenta Mainyu, Amesha Spentas, Symbol Of Ahura Mazda'S Wisdom, Messengers Of God, Zarathushtra, References, 5. Main Figures 105, Main Figures In Early Period, Zoroaster, Cyrus The Great, Darius The, Great, Main Figures In Medieval Period, Xerxes, Kartir, Azar Kayvan, Main Figures In Modern Period, Maneckji Nusserwanji Dhalla, Godrej, Sidhwa, References, Vi Faith & Philosophy Of Zoroastrianism, 6. Scriptures 117, Religious Scriptures, Avesta, The Zend, The Yasna, The Visperad, The Vendidad, The Yashts, The Siroza, The Khordeh Avesta, Fragments, Non-Religious Scriptures, Arda Viraf, Bundahishn, Chidag Andarz I Poryotkeshan, References, 7. Teachings 139, Spiritual Teachings, Redemption, The Millennium Of Hoshedar, The, Millennium Of Soshyos, The Collaborators Of Soshyos, Resurrection, Of The Dead, Universal Judgment, Bodily Punishment, Ordeal Of, Molten Metal, Removing Imperfection From Material Bodies, Decisive Battle Between The Good And Evil, Devotion To God, Ahura, Mazda, And Ahura Mazda, Ethical Actions, Message Of Harmony, And Love, References, 8. Moral Value System 157, Moral Values, Morality In Life, Moral Values For Leader, Moral Values, In Society, Allegiance And Devotion To God , Rejection Of Evil, According To The Teachings Of Zoroaster, Belief In The Sanctity And, Divinity Of The World, Pledge To Follow The Three Commandments, Declaration Of Faith, Practical Aspects, References, 9. Movements 167, Religious Movements, Manichaeism, Anquetil Du Perron'S Pioneer, Work, Modernism Versus Traditionalism, Reform Movements, Parsi, Theosophists, Revivalist Movements, Awakening Of The Communal, Conscience, Western Method Of Scholarship In India, Gathas, References, 10. Reformers 193, Reformers In Early Period, Tiridates I Of Armenia, Darius The Great, Reformers In Medieval Period, Xerxes, Kartir, Azar Kayvan, Reformers In Modern Period, Maneckji Nusserwanji Dhalla, Godrej, Sidhwa, Meher Baba, Eruch Jessawala, References, 11. Major Sects 207, Shahenshahis, The Ilm-E-Kshnoom, Qadimis Of Iran, Zurvanism, References, 12. Demographic Propagation 217, Origin, Early Rise, Factors Responsible For Rise, Zoroastrianism In, Other Parts Of World, In Iran, Causes Of The Fall Of Zoroastrian, Iran, In Pakistan, Demographics, References, Contents Vii, 13. Socio-Political Influence 231, Socio-Political Identity, Zoroastrianism And Politics, Fundamentalism, Contemporary Politics, References, 14. Religious Rituals And Traditions 243, Religious Rituals, Power Of Prayer, The Manthras, Rites And, Sacrifices, Social Rituals, Temperance, Sudre, Naujote, Yasna, Ahuna, Vairya, Three Commandments, Social Divisions, Vices, Ceremonial, Rituals, Birth Ceremonies, Marriage Ceremonies, Funeral Rites, Other, Rituals, References, 15. Society 283, Social Order, Social Conduct, Good And Evil, Traditional Values In, Society, Culture, Caste System, Status Of Women, Code Of Behaviour, For Women, Laws Of Inheritance, Marriage, References, 16. Festivals 297, Gahambar, Khordad Sal, Zarthost No Deeso, Fravahar, Navroze, Khane Tekani, Haft Sin, References, 17. Religious Places 309, Religious Places In India, Sanjan Atash Behram, Iranshah Atash, Behram, Religious Places Outside India, The Special Fires, The Holy, Shrines, Seti Pir, Banu-Pars, Pir-E-Sabz, Pir-E-Nauraki, Pir-E-Hrist, Yezd, References, 18. Art And Iconography 319, History, Architecture, Sculptures, Calligraphy, Present Day Examples, References, 19. Zoroastrianism In Modern World 331, Diaspora, Modern Religious Movements, Spritual Revolution, Future, Zoroastrianism As A Global Religion, References, Bibliography 349, Index 355
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