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Ardvi Sura Anahita

Aredvi Sura Anahita is Ardwisur Anahid or Nahid in Middle- and Modern . Aban Yasht, the river yazata is described as "the great spring Ardvi Sura Anahita is the ..

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'Ardvi Sura Anahita … wearing shoes up to the ankle, having golden ties ….' arwdvi sura anahita … zaranya aoθra paitišmuxta … (Yashts. 5.
The Evolution of the Symbolism of the Paradise of the Buddha of
From the Hymns of Zarathustra to the Songs of Borbad
sonifies the sunlight, Maongha, Ardvi-Sura-Anahita and Atar per- sonifythemoon, water,andfire,respectively.
Indo-European Mythology Jessica A. Olson ADF Member no. 2934
Zoroastrianism Ancient and Modern Chapters 4,5,6,7,8
"Herodotus, who confuses her (i.e. Ardvi Sura Anahita) with Mithra, says that her cult came to Iran from the Semites of Assyria and Arabia,".

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Anahita - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Holy Zend Avesta : Yasna : YASNA 65 - TO ARDVI SURA ANAHITA
AVESTA: KHORDA AVESTA (English): Aban Yasht ('Hymn to the
'Then Ardvi Sura Anahita, O Spitama Zarathushtra! proceeded forth from the Mayest thou be most fully worshipped, O Ardvi Sura Anahita!
Iransaga - Persian Myths, The Gods of Ancient Persia
Ardvi Sura Anahita is the goddess of all the waters and the source of the cosmic ocean. She drives a chariot pulled by four horses: wind, rain, cloud and sleet.
Persian Goddess Names
(Ardvi Sura Anahita) The ancient Persian water goddesse. She watches over rainfall as well as standing water.

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