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Featured What did Ahura-Mazda say to prophet/messenger Zoroaster?

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by paarsurrey, Jul 3, 2016.

  1. paarsurrey

    paarsurrey Veteran Member

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    Please quote from Zoroaster with reference.
    Anybody, please
    Thread open to everybody of religion or no-religion.
    Regards
     
  2. Rival

    Rival Noahide
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    He said,

    Okay, here are the magic words: Ooh-eeh, Ooh-Ah-Ah, Ting-Tang, Walla-Walla Bing Bang.
     
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    Just to clarify on that last part: did he say "Bing Bang" or "Bing-Bang"? I notice "Ting-Tang" is hyphenated, so I wanted to know if "Bing Bang" was a printing error, or if the difference was originally intended.
     
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  4. Rival

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    The difference is intentional. No-one knows why. God works in mysterious ways.
     
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  5. BSM1

    BSM1 What? Me worry?

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    I think in some ancient Asian cultures the hyphenated "bing-bang" was an euphemism for...well...you know. No hyphen, no foul.
     
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  6. The Emperor of Mankind

    The Emperor of Mankind Currently the galaxy's spookiest paraplegic

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    You're the one who says the Gathas are really from Ahura Mazda to Zoroaster instead of the other way around so you tell us. That's the point of this thread, isn't it? You'll tell us what Zoroastrianism was 'really about' without an iota of supporting evidence, then call it a dead religion because it doesn't meet your horrendously biased & self-serving definitions of what the "truthful religion" is which, strangely enough, yours does. Very convenient.

    That's what the threads on Hinduism & Christianity have been about and that's what this one is really about.
     
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  7. Vinayaka

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    I though he said ... "One day there will be a man poking around asking too many questions about what I said. Please smite that fellow!"
     
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  8. vaguelyhumanoid

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    Why did I expect this to be the setup to a pun?
     
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  9. The Emperor of Mankind

    The Emperor of Mankind Currently the galaxy's spookiest paraplegic

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    Ahura Mazda and Zarathustra walk into a bar... ;)
     
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  10. von bek

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    Following this thread. Could get fun...
     
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  11. buddhist

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    Who knows? I wasn't there. (serious answer).
     
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  12. von bek

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    Ah. The lyrics to "Thus Spoke Zarathustra."
     
  13. MD

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    They were reflections more than revela
    I was thinking more along the lines of....

    Wop bop a loo bop a lop bom bom. Tooti frooti oh rutti.

     
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  14. DawudTalut

    DawudTalut Peace be upon you.

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    Peace be on you.
    Here is one:
    "This also is revealed in the religion, that Ohrmazd said to Zartosht, 'He who performs charity knowingly and discriminately is like me, I who am Ohrmazd. And he who performs charity ignorantly and without understanding and indiscriminately is like Ahriman'. ... 'Charity is something so worthy, there are 33 ways from Garothman [Paradise] to the Chinwad Bridge, and everyone who is blessed on account of meritorious action is then able to go on one way, and he who is blessed on account of charity is able to go on all those ways'. ... 'Whatever charitable men give, I give them twofold in return, and I store it up'. " (PhlRiv10, tr. based on A.V. Williams 1990.)
    Ref: http://www.avesta.org/zfaq.html

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    NOTE
    According to current belief of this religion, there is a god of goodness, Ahura Mazda, also known as the god of light and there is a god of evil, Ahraman, also known as the god of darkness; each has his own well-defined role to play.

    The role ascribed to Satan in other religions is ascribed to Ahraman in Zoroastrianism. Most likely the adherents of Zoroastrians of later ages got the concept of Satan mixed up with the idea of an independent god of evil, believed to be the supreme master of the forces of darkness. This one blunder on their part led to yet another blunder. Ahraman, the 'God of Evil', is portrayed as sharing eternity with the One and Only Supreme Creator.

    It is hard to identify the age when this erroneous belief crept into Zoroastrian doctrines but one thing is certain that Cyrus (c. 590–529 BC), an exemplary pupil of Zoroasteras, was far from being a dualist.
    Ref: https://www.alislam.org/library/books/revelation/part_2_section_5.html
     
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  15. Sees

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    Hopefully told him to warn the people about what was to come in the 7th century.
     
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  16. BSM1

    BSM1 What? Me worry?

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    I understand this phrase has been translated from hieroglyphics from obscure Egyptian tombs but were kept from the public due to the manic reaction to musical instruments when recited over and over.
     
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  17. paarsurrey

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    Well said, if it makes one happy. Kindly have a good day, and then resume your reasonable argument that Zoroaster would have liked to hear. Please
    Regards
     
  18. paarsurrey

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    It is a song, too. It plays in the opening to the sci-fi masterpiece, 2001.
     
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    @paarsurrey
     
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