a hymn to a deity.
Yashts, hymns to various deities, forming part of the Avesta.
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How to use Yasht in a sentence
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.
Cf. "Mihr Yasht," 127, where the boar is not Verethraghna but the "curse of the sage."The History of Antiquity | Max Duncker