Definition of Avesta in English:


Syllabification: A·ves·ta
Pronunciation: /əˈvestə


The sacred writings of Zoroastrianism, compiled in the 4th century ad.
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  • The major tenets of the faith were put forth in a book called the Avesta.
  • In the Zoroastrian Avesta, a mountain called Hara stands at the center of the world.
  • Hinduism developed from the Vedic tradition in India and Zoroastrianism out of the early Aryan religion and mythology expressed eventually in the Avesta in Iran.



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