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The fire within

The ancient spiritual fires are dutifully guarded
Dastur (Dr) Firoze Kotwal

Edited excerpts from a submission for Zarathuštrōtema. Studies in Honour of Prof. Philip G.  Kreyenbroek  on the Occasion of His Retirement from the Chair of the Iranian Studies at the  University of Göttingen, Germany, Ancient Iranian Series 3, ed., Shervin Farridnejad, Irvine, CA:  Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture, Irvine, CA, 2018 The Gãthũ  (a billet of knotted wood) Bhārvānī Kriyā (a ceremony to keep live fire smoldering and burning below the ashes to preserve the fire) is an ancient priestly ritual done to safeguard the fire and to ensure that if  the sacred fire is ever in......



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