What Does It Mean To Be Human?
Humanity has one true God, Ahura Mazda; he created the world, controls the universe, and has all wisdom. Ahura Mazda has two spirits; a good spirit, Spenta Mainyu, and a evil spirit, Angra Mainyu. Humanity, after the sinless state, choose to follow the good or evil spirit of Ahura Mazda.
What Is the Basic Human Problem?
Humanity has a freedom of all decisiveness in good or evil. Humanity is accountable for every choice.
What Is the Cause of the Problem?
Humanity that chooses to live by evil will receive evil in the end. Humanity has a choice of good or evil and will receive the consequences of his or her choice.
What Is the End of Goal of Transformation?
Humanity’s soul will be judged on the fourth day of death by Mithra, God of loyalty, obedience, and light). His or her deeds are weighed, good and evil, and which ever weighs more will determine if the soul goes to heaven or hell.
What Are the Means of Transformation?
Humanity must be born into Zoroastrian to be a Zoroastrian. There are no other means of transformation. Zoroastrian’s do not allow conversions and condemn marring someone of another religion.
What Is the Nature of Reality?
The nature of reality is freewill. Good deeds, thoughts, and words are the stairways to heaven and evil ones are the stairway to hell.
What Is Sacred and How May the Sacred be Known?
Earth, fire, air and water are highly respected and humanity is to make every effort not to pollute these.
The sacred word of Zoroaster is Gathas and is in the Zoroaster’s Bible called Avesta.
Worships include prayers and rituals. The rituals are conducted before a sacred fire, which is the symbol of God, Ahura Mazda. [continues]
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