By these he helps to establish the sovereignty of Ahura, and to curtail the power of "the Lie."
On the one side is Ahura, the only god worshipped by name in the Gathas.
One portion addresses him as Ormuzd, another as Ahura Mazda.
Ahura and Ahriman confront each other as the good power and the evil.
Does not this indicate Ahura Mazda as the source of divine life, as in Genesis ii.
That of Ahura was formed first; it consists of his attributes.
Ahura Mazda tells Zoroaster that she is “the house mistress of my heaven, and mother of the creatures.”
Ahura is himself one of these spirits; thus there are seven supreme spirits.
Is it true that thou, Ahura Mazda, seizest the waters from the sea Vouru-kasha with the wind and the clouds?
Ormazd is the modern name, contracted from the ancient Ahura Mazda.