ZOROASTRIANISM

: A short overview Zoroastrianism is the ancient religion of Persia. It was founded about 3500 years ago by the prophet Zarathushtra. Arising out of the polytheistic traditions of ancient India and Iran, he was one of the first monotheists in human history. Zarathushtra preached that there was one God, whom he called Ahura Mazda.… Continue reading ZOROASTRIANISM

Avicenna

Ibn Sina (Avicenna) – doctor of doctors by Dr. Monzur Ahmed Ibn Sina was born inĀ  980 C.E. in the village of Afshana near Bukhara which today is located in the far south of Russia. His father, Abdullah, an adherent of the Ismaili sect, was from Balkh and his mother from a village near Bukhara.In… Continue reading Avicenna

Iran Archaeology

Iran Archaeology Persia: Ancient Soul of Iran A glorious past inspires a conflicted nation. By Marguerite Del Giudice Photograph by Newsha Tavakolian What’s so striking about the ruins of Persepolis in southern Iran, an ancient capital of the Persian Empire that was burned down after being conquered by Alexander the Great, is the absence of… Continue reading Iran Archaeology