Form no covetous desire, so that the demon of greediness may not deceive thee, and the treasure of the world may not be tasteless to thee.
Author: Zoroaster Born as: Zarathustra Other Names: Zoroaster b. December 628
d. December 551 Occupation: Religious leader Works: Family Ties: Landmarks: Founder of Zoroastrianism Notes: Zoroastrianism is uniquely important in the history of religion because of its possible formative links to both Western and Eastern religious traditions.
As "the oldest of the revealed credal religions", Zoroastrianism "probably had more influence on mankind directly or indirectly than any other faith.
Avestan is a Eastern Iranian language that was used to compose the sacred hymns and canon of the Zoroastrian Avesta. Iranian languages are part of the hypothetical Indo-Iranian Language group. The Indo-Iranian language group is a branch of the Indo-European language family. Source: Unknown Submitted By: Unknown