Zarathushtra in the Gathas and in the Greek and Roman by Wilhelm Geiger, Friedrich Windischmann, Darab D. P. Sanjana

By Wilhelm Geiger, Friedrich Windischmann, Darab D. P. Sanjana

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In another passage (Yasna XXXII, 1) Zarathuslitra and his disciples call themselves "the God mouth that is, messengers" revealed of Ahura Mazda, through whose to the His Revelation that was world Mis mysteries, unknown and unheard Here we are vividly reminded of the same expression ( maldk ) occurring in the Old denotes principally angels who Testament, which *' and act as who of the messengers serve as God," intermediaries between Jehovah and man. Then again the prophets and priests who serve as it denotes on earth, and exercise representatives of Jehovah of till then.

He wished substitute higher and more philosophical ideas in the place of these good spirits, who in their entirety too much resembled the gods of the old Arian nature- to All those genii that are named in the Gathas along with Ahura Mazda, are in point of fact such abstract conceptions ; their position with reference to the xvorship. 6 42 monotheistic doctrine of the Gathas as me, is set forth by will be indicated later on. Mithra, Tislitrya, and other yazats, who are not menin the Gathas, are in the later Avesta pretty strongly anthropomorphized.

Element of his faith in the front just in the it is philosophical The Fahlavi seems to have [Doubtful. Trftn* ] I. ny. B. S. Vol. " 44 same way as the Christian will more emphasize the moral power of his religion than its dogmatic doctrines. By giving prominence to what is common to the different religions, the connecting bridge bet ween them is directly found* To the development of the Zoroastrian religion, as similar analogies are afeo found it, I have described amongst us in the West. In Germany, too, the lirst proelaimers of Christianity proceeded with the object of extirpating heathenish beliefs.

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