Ahura mazda

the supreme creative deity, the creator of Gayomart whose omnipotence is challenged by Angra Mainyu.
Historical Examples

One portion addresses him as Ormuzd, another as Ahura Mazda.
The Bible Of Bibles; Kersey Graves

Ormazd is the modern name, contracted from the ancient Ahura Mazda.
The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, October 1879 Various

Does not this indicate Ahura Mazda as the source of divine life, as in Genesis ii.
Solomon and Solomonic Literature Moncure Daniel Conway

Ahura Mazda answered: “It is the place where flocks and herds yield most dung.”
Sacred Books of the East Various

Ahura Mazda tells Zoroaster that she is “the house mistress of my heaven, and mother of the creatures.”
Solomon and Solomonic Literature Moncure Daniel Conway

Ahura Mazda answered: “It is he who digs out of it most corpses of dogs and men.”
Sacred Books of the East Various

Is it true that thou, Ahura Mazda, seizest the waters from the sea Vouru-kasha with the wind and the clouds?
Sacred Books of the East Various

Prayers can win this paradise and Ahura Mazda and the Archangels will come and show the way thither to the pious.
Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3) Charles Eliot

According to these writings Ahura Mazda (Ormuzd), “the omniscient sovereign,” created the world.
History Of Ancient Civilization Charles Seignobos

Ahura Mazda was the creator of the universe for the duration of which he fixed a certain term.
Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria Lewis Spence

(Zoroastrianism) another name for Ormazd

from Avestan ahura- “spirit, lord,” from Indo-Iranian *asuras, from suffixed form of PIE root *ansu- “spirit” (see Asgard) + Avestan mazda- “wise,” from PIE *mens-dhe- “to set the mind,” from root *men- “to think” (see mind (n.)).


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