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Zoroastrianism: Myth vs Reality

Zoroastrianism: Myths vs Realities

With an open mind, seek and listen to all the highest ideals. Consider the most enlightened thoughts. Then choose your path, person by person, each for oneself.

Ashu Zarathushtra (Zoroaster)

My Journey to know Ashu Zarathustra

Zoroastrianism: Myth vs Reality, I was nine years old the first time I heard about Zoroastrians. We were guests at a family friend’s house in Tehran. I noticed a calendar on the wall that had different months, days, and images than what I was used to seeing. When I asked the adults about it, they explained that it was a Zoroastrian calendar. On the car ride back home from the party, I asked my parents about Zoroastrians and all I can recall is my father saying: “They are very nice people who never tell lies”.
It’s amazing how little moments like that can stick with you for a lifetime.

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What is Faravahar?

Faravahar Bracelet

The Meaning

The Faravahar is a symbol of great importance in Persian culture and history. It is an ancient Zoroastrian symbol that represents “good thoughts, good words, good deeds” and is a reminder to live a good and virtuous life. The Faravahar is often worn as a symbol of pride and identity by Iranians and Persians and is also commonly seen as a symbol of freedom, independence, and self-determination. It is also believed to be a symbol of the connection between the individual and the divine.

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Iran Flag History

Iran Sun & Lion Flag

The Iran Flag, standard, or as it is called in old Persian, “Derafsh”, has a long and interesting history.

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Woman Life Freedom

Woman Life Freedom

Where dose the slogan Woman, Life, Freedom come from?

Woman Life Freedom is a slogan originated from the Kurdish motto “Jen Jian Azadi”. It is a slogan adopted by all Iranians regardless of race, religion and sex in their fight against a terrorist, conservative and radical regime, “The Islamic Republic” regime in Iran. It is coming from the belief that women were the first ever people who were suppressed and contained so FREEDOM is achieved for everyone when Women who are the source of life are free!

Woman Life Freedom
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Nowruz – Persian/Iranian New Year

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The Great One

Persian Empire boundaries prior to Alexander's invasion

We often hear different nations call men who followed their ambitions for power, fame and wealth “The Great”!

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History through Caricatures

I believe that there is no other way more accurate and reliable than studying artists’ reactions to the current affairs of their world to learn unbiased history. History through Caricatures is one of these ways.

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