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ZEND AVESTA: THE VENDÎDÂD APK

This app contains part 1 of the Sacred Books of the East Zend Avesta translation

Version1.0 (1)
UpdatedDec 14, 2019 (11 months ago)
DeveloperGarden of Serenity
CategoryApps, Books & Reference
IDzend.avesta.vendidad
Installs100+

The Zend Avesta is the primary collection of religious texts of Zoroastrianism, composed in the otherwise unrecorded Avestan language.

The Zend Avesta texts fall into several different categories, arranged either by dialect, or by usage. The principal text in the liturgical group is the Yasna, which takes its name from the Yasna ceremony, Zoroastrianism's primary act of worship, and at which the Yasna text is recited. The most important portion of the Yasna texts are the five Gathas, consisting of seventeen hymns attributed to Zoroaster himself. These hymns, together with five other short Old Avestan texts that are also part of the Yasna, are in the Old (or 'Gathic') Avestan language. The remainder of the Yasna's texts are in Younger Avestan, which is not only from a later stage of the language, but also from a different geographic region.

Part 1 of the Zend Avesta is about the Vendidad, which is a collection of texts within the greater compendium of the Avesta. However, unlike the other texts of the Avesta, the Vendidad is an ecclesiastical code, not a liturgical manual.

Contents of this app include:
Introduction:
-Chapter I. The Discovery of the Zend-Avesta
-Chapter II. The Interpretation of the Zend-Avesta
-Chapter III. The Formation of the Zend-Avesta
-Chapter IV. The Origin of the Avesta Religion
-Chapter V. The Vendîdâd

Vendîdâd:
-Fargard I
-Fargard II. Yima (gamshêd)
-Fargard III. The Earth
-Fargard IV. Contracts and Outrages
-Fargard V
-Fargard VI
-Fargard VII
-Fargard VIII
-Fargard IX. The nine nights’ Barashnûm
-Fargard X
-Fargard XI
-Fargard XII
-Fargard XIII. The Dog
-Fargard XIV
-Fargard XV
-Fargard XVI
-Fargard XVII
-Fargard XVIII
-Fargard XIX
-Fargard XX. Thrita, the First Healer
-Fargard XXI. Waters and Light
-Fargard XXII

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