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Ahura Mazda relief

Ahura Mazda

Ahura Mazda Ahura Mazda (Avestan: Mazdā Ahura also known as Oromasdes, Ohrmazd, Ahuramazda, Hourmazd, Hormazd, and Hurmuz) is the creator and highest deity of Zoroastrianism. Ahura Mazda is the first and most frequently invoked spirit in the Yasna. The literal meaning of the word Ahura is “lord”, and that of Mazda is “wisdom“. Ahura Mazda first appeared in the Achaemenid period (c. 550 – 330 BCE) under Darius...

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What is God?

What is God? Few concepts in human history have generated as much fascination, intense longing, rapturous devotion, somber contemplation, and endless debate as the topic of God. In the English language, the term God, when capitalized and singular (as a proper noun), is typically used to refer to the sole Divine Being in monotheistic religions, and...

Ishvara temple in Arasikere, Hassan district, Karnataka state, India

Ishvara

Ishvara Ishvara (ईश्वर) is a concept in Hinduism, with a wide range of meanings that depend on the era and the school of Hinduism. In ancient texts of Indian philosophy, depending on the context, Ishvara can mean supreme soul, ruler, lord, king, queen or husband. In medieval era Hindu texts, depending on the...

Baal

Baal Baal (Baʿal), was a title and honorific meaning “owner,” “lord” in the Northwest Semitic languages spoken in the Levant during antiquity. From its use among people, it came to be applied to gods. Scholars previously associated the theonym with solar cults and with a variety of unrelated patron deities, but...

God's Rays

God

God In monotheistic thought, God is conceived of as the supreme being, creator deity, and principal object of faith.The conceptions of God, as described by theologians, commonly include the attributes of omniscience (all-knowing), omnipotence (all-powerful), omnipresence (all-present), and as having an eternal and necessary existence. Depending on one’s kind of theism, these attributes...

The Kitchen Prayer

Kitchen Prayer

Kitchen Prayer Bless this kitchen, LORD, and those who gather here each day. Let it be a place where we can meet to love and laugh and pray. Amen The Kitchen Prayer Lord of all pots and pans and things Since I’ve not time to be A saint by doing...

Who Created God?

Who Created God? The Great Messenger on one occasion he said: “A day will certainly come when some people will sit with their legs crossed and ask: ‘Given that God created everything, who created God?” The purpose of the question is to avoid the responsibility owed by a creature to...

The Entire Cosmos is a Mirror to the Divine

The Entire Cosmos is a Mirror to the Divine Everything in this universe is a mirror pointing to God Al­mighty, like an articulate language telling of Him, and a tune singing His Name. Human beings, things, and the whole of existence always reflects Him and bears witness to Him in...

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