Ahura



generic title for benevolent deities in Zoroastrianism or evil deities in Hinduism.
Historical Examples

By these he helps to establish the sovereignty of Ahura, and to curtail the power of “the Lie.”
Comparative Religion J. Estlin Carpenter

On the one side is Ahura, the only god worshipped by name in the Gathas.
History of Religion Allan Menzies

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

Ahura and Ahriman confront each other as the good power and the evil.
History of Religion Allan Menzies

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

That of Ahura was formed first; it consists of his attributes.
History of Religion Allan Menzies

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 is himself one of these spirits; thus there are seven supreme spirits.
History of Religion Allan Menzies

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

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

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