- a legendary king who, having reigned under the protection of Ahura Mazda in perfect happiness, sinned and lost for the world the immortality it had enjoyed.
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Later, Yima appears as no longer the first man, or even the first king.
The reason for the end of the golden age is the guilt of Yima.
In this enclosure which Yima made men lived the happiest life.
But Yima answered, I am not fitted to be the preacher of the doctrine.
The "glory" which had rested upon Yima so many years became his in his day.