HyperDic: zoroastrianism

English > 1 sense of the word Zoroastrianism:
NOUNcognitionZoroastrianism, Mazdaismsystem of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by Zoroaster
English > Zoroastrianism: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningSystem of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by Zoroaster; set forth in the Zend-Avesta; based on concept of struggle between light (good) and dark (evil).
SynonymMazdaism
Category ofAhura(Zoroastrianism) title for benevolent deities
AvestanOf or pertaining to the Avesta (sacred text of Zoroastrianism)
NarrowerParsiism, ParseeismThe faith of a Zoroastrian sect in India
Broaderreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
Spanishmazdeísmo, zoroastrismo, Zoroastrismo
Catalanmazdaisme, mazdeisme, mazdeísmo, zoroastrisme

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