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- Angra Mainyu (/ˈæŋrə ˈmaɪnjuː/; Avestan: 𐬀𐬢𐬭𐬀⸱𐬨𐬀𐬌𐬥𐬌𐬌𐬎 Aŋra Mainiiu) is the Avestan-language name of Zoroastrianism's hypostasis of the "destructive...
- cosmic struggle against Angra Mainyu. Nonetheless, Ahura Mazda is Angra Mainyu's superior, not his equal. Angra Mainyu and his daevas, which attempt to...
- aša/arta- (truth) is opposed to the druj- (deciet, lies), spəṇta-mainyu to angra-mainyu, vohu-manah is opposed to aka-manah-, xšaθra- to dušae-xšaθra-,...
- religion, standing against Spenta Mainyu (creative spirit/mentality). Middle Persian literature developed further Angra Mainyu into Ahriman and advancing him...
- of the daevas in Vendidad 1.43, Angra Mainyu appears first and Paitisha appears last. "Nowhere is Angra Mainyu said to be the creator of the daevas or...
- mainyu, but of akem manah. Related to, but not entirely equivalent to akem manah, are other terms that express similar ideas. The first is aka mainyu...
- Spenta Mainyu, the Archangel of righteousness. Ahura Mazda also distinguished from himself six more Amesha Spentas, who, along with Spenta Mainyu, aided...
- demonology) Agares (Christian demonology) Agiel (Jewish mythology) Ahriman/Angra Mainyu (Zoroastrianism) Aim/Haborym (Christian demonology) Aka Manah/Akem Manah/Akoman/Akvan...
- Ancient Gr**** μένος / ménos ("mind", "thought") and Avestan 𐬎𐬫𐬥𐬌𐬀𐬨 / mainyu ("spirit") In Roman and Etruscan mythology, Mania (Manea) is the Goddess...
- position as messenger of Angra Mainyu (Yasht 19.46), for in the hierarchy of divinities, Asha is the messenger of Spenta Mainyu, the instrument through which...
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