Ahura

NOUN
  1. (Zoroastrianism) title for benevolent deities
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  • Scientists from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (Niwa) and the Mahurangi Technical Institute (MTI) have been catching and tagging farmed rare giant kokopu, which in their infancy make up part of the group known as whitebait, to reintroduce the species to Auckland waterways. New Zealand Herald - Top Stories
  • Seven-year-olds Gracie Stahura and Sophia Husack lean over their prize - the tiny skeletal remains of a tiny rodent called a vole. Volunteers Keep Hands-On Science Alive in US Classrooms
  • In Zoroastrian myths, good and evil were represented by the twins Ahriman and Ahura Mazda. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More
  • The Babylonians also incorporated their belief in destiny into the Mithraic worship of Zurvan, the Persian god of infinite time and father of the gods Ahura-Mazda and Ahriman.
  • Anyone who has paddled in the shallow waters of the Arahura river will understand how such a concept arose.
  • Well, how would people react if the “Pledge” stated “one nation under Yahweh” or “one nation under Jesus Christ” or “one nation under Ahura Mazda”? The Volokh Conspiracy » Judge Reinhardt’s Dig on Sarah Palin
  • Search and rescue crews are scouring the Kahurangi National Park in "atrocious" weather for a French tramper who has been missing for three days.
  • Born at a time when the peoples of the Iranian plateau were evolving a settled agriculture, Zoroaster broke with the traditional Aryan religions of the region which closely mirrored those of India, and espoused the idea of a one good God – Ahura Mazda. Zoroaster – forgotten prophet of the one God
  • They also show Ahura Mazda fighting his nemisis Arhiman, and Darius, Xerxes, and various Artaxerxeses worshiping AM. Eric Lurio: Notes on the Iran/Persia Conflict: A Travelogue -- Part Four
  • Through West Coast forest into hillsides clothed with lacebarks and dracophyllum trees, gardens of mountain daisies and laughing eyebrights, we wound our way into the upper reaches of the Arahura River.
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