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Ahura

[ah-hoo-ruh]
noun Zoroastrianism, Hinduism.
  1. generic title for benevolent deities in Zoroastrianism or evil deities in Hinduism.
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Also Asura.
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Historical Examples of ahura

  • Ahura and Ahriman confront each other as the good power and the evil.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

  • That of Ahura was formed first; it consists of his attributes.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

  • Ahura is himself one of these spirits; thus there are seven supreme spirits.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

  • On the one side is Ahura, the only god worshipped by name in the Gathas.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

  • One portion addresses him as Ormuzd, another as Ahura Mazda.