Sentence Examples


  • In its ritual form Asha becomes the principle of sacrifice, and hence of holiness, first ritual and then moral.
  • Zend asha for Sanskrit tha, Old Persian aria (in dy taxerxes); fravashi for Pahlavi fravardln, New Persian ferrer tn ie spirits of the dead).
  • But the idea of Law was generalized in the figure of Rita (what is " fitted " or " fixed "; or the " course " or " path " which is traversed), whose Zend equivalent asha shows that the conception had been reached before the separation of the Eastern Aryans produced the migrations into India and Iran.'
  • The fundamental idea remains the same in the Zend Asha, its philological counterpart, but it is applied with a difference.
  • Its form is more personal, for Asha is one of the six Holy Immortals round the throne of Ahura Mazda (Auramazda).
 

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