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  • Thus, for example, in the myth of the ancient Parsees, the gods Ormuzd and Ahriman are said to evolve themselves out of a primordial matter.
  • The Parsees in and around Bombay hold by Zoroaster as their prophet and by the ancient religious usages, but their doctrine has reached the stage of a pure monotheism.
  • The Parsees still preserve in western India the pure tradition of the ritual of incense as followed by their race from probably the most ancient times.
  • The rent was Sikhs 6,596 Jews 685 Parsees 245 Others 28 reduced permanently in 1898 to Rs.2,00,000 a year, but the share of the profits taken by government was increased from 20 to 30%.
  • This era was at one period universally adopted in Persia, and it still continues to be followed by the Parsees of India.

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