- a part of the Avesta including the Gathas and other liturgical texts.
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The third Gatha, Yasna 30, may be chosen by way of illustration.
Yasna (sacrifice, worship), the chief liturgical work of the sacred canon.
The Yasna comprises seventy-two chapters; these fall into three nearly equal parts.
The greater part of the Yasna book is of a liturgic or ritualistic nature, and need not here be further described.