- a collection of sacred Zoroastrian writings, including the Gathas.
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Where here is the similarity between Genesis and the Avesta?
In Genesis the creation ends with the creation of man, so it does in the Avesta.
Among students the compilation is generally called the Avesta.
The Holy Zenda Avesta has been circulating for thousands of years; and have you not seen it?
Zenda means 'the life' or 'the living,' and Avesta, 'the word of God.'
- a collection of sacred writings of Zoroastrianism, including the Songs of Zoroaster
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