• Definition for "Ahriman"
    • Ahura Mazda's adversary, the chief character of darkness…
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Ahriman definition

  • noun:
    • Ahura Mazda's adversary, the chief character of darkness and wicked in Zoroastrianism.
    • The Evil Principle or Being for the ancient Persians; the Prince of Darkness as opposer to Ormuzd, the King of Light.
    • the nature of wicked in Zoroastrianism; arch competitor of Ormazd
  • proper-noun:
    • The hypostasis of chaos, destruction, wicked in Zoroastrianism.
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