- a hymn to a deity.
- Yashts, hymns to various deities, forming part of the Avesta.
Origin of Yasht
From the Avestan word yashtay
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Yasht, ysht, n. in the Zend-Avesta, one of a collection of hymns and prayers.
The second illustrative extract will be taken from Yasht 19, which magnifies in glowing strains the praises of the Kingly Glory.