noun Zoroastrianism.

the soul of a dead ancestor.

Origin of Fravashi

From Avestan Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fravashi

Historical Examples of fravashi

  • Ormazd began the creation by bringing forth the Fereuers (Fravashi).

    Ten Great Religions

    James Freeman Clarke

  • All this reminds us of the Fravashi of the Avesta and of the Persian monuments.

    Ten Great Religions

    James Freeman Clarke

  • In my remarks on the ka and the fravashi I have merely hinted at the vast complexity of these elements of confusion.

  • Thus the fravashi has the same remarkable associations with nourishment and placental functions as the ka.

  • In fact the Fravashi is not unlike the Egyptian ka on the one side and the Chinese shen on the other.