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Eschatology in the Indo-Iranian traditions

Mitra Ara

Eschatology in the Indo-Iranian traditions

the genesis and transformation of a doctrine

by Mitra Ara

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eschatology,
  • Indo-Iranians -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementMitra Ara.
    SeriesAmerican university studies. VII, Theology and religion -- v. 275
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL500 .A73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22560212M
    ISBN 109781433102509
    LC Control Number2008040880

    Indo-Iranian groups become dominant here, and over time some of their descendants enter Iran to found states such as that of the Mannaeans, the Median empire, and early Persia. Some go even farther even earlier to form the Mitanni empire. Others cross the rivers of modern as described in the Shahnameh (The Book of Kings), a poetic opus. (Ara ) Eschatology in the Indo-Iranian Traditions [note: mostly religious practices and history, not much lexicography; interesting nevertheless] A Dictionary of Gandhari [note: one of the few comprehensive Prakrit resources available online].

    Indo-Iranian languages - Indo-Iranian languages - Characteristics of Iranian and Indo-Aryan: The close relation between the Iranian and Indo-Aryan groups has never been doubted. They share linguistic features to such a degree that Indo-Iranian is generally described as a distinct subgroup of Indo-European. For example, the long and short varieties of the Indo-European vowels e and o appear as. Culture of Iran: A History of Moharram & Other Rituals of Death in Iran By: Massoume Price, December Life after death has been a major theme with all the religions and the passage from this life into the other has been dealt with in a variety of ways, depending on the particular belief major religions of Iran can be divided into three distinct periods.

    Wikander was an inventive, rather controversial scholar, mostly active in Indo-Iranian studies, but also interested in several other fields. In his first book, Der arische Männerbund () Wikander compared Skt. marya “young man, lover, suitor” with Av. mairiia-. Indo-Iranian Studies is an article from The American Journal of Philology, Volume View more articles from The American Journal of this.


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Eschatology in the Indo-Iranian Traditions traces the roots of the belief in life after death from the earliest religious beliefs of the Indo-European people, through its first textual emergence among the Indo-Iranians. Tracing the Indo-Iranian concepts of the nature and constitution of man, with special reference to the doctrine of the Soul and its transmigration, the book demonstrates the.

Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Ara, Mitra. Eschatology in the Indo-Iranian traditions. New York: Peter Lang, © Eschatology in the Indo-Iranian traditions book The Genesis and Transformation o f a Doctrine in the Indo-Iranian Traditions by Mitra Ara B.A.

(University o f California, Berkeley) M.A. (University o f California, Berkeley) A dissertation submitted in partial satisfaction o f the requirements for the degree o f Doctor o f Philosophy in Asian Studies in the GRADUATE.

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Eschatology in the Indo-Iranian traditions the genesis and transformation of a doctrine: 2. Eschatological teachings in the Indo-European and Indo-Iranian cultures eventually appeared in the Pāli Canon—specifically, descriptions and explanations of eschatological events appear in the 26th and 27th Suttas of the Digha Nikaya in the Sutta Pitaka, Buddhist scriptures.

Indo-Iranian peoples, also known as Indo-Iranic peoples by scholars, and sometimes as Arya or Aryans from their self-designation, were a group of Indo-European peoples who brought the Indo-Iranian languages, a major branch of the Indo-European language family, to major parts of Eurasia in the second part of the 3rd millennium BCE.

They eventually branched out into Iranian peoples and Indo. Eschatology in the Indo-Iranian traditions: the genesis and transformation of a doctrine.

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He has been a major figure in the history of world religions, in large part because of his apparent monotheism, his purported dualism, and the possible influence of his teachings on Middle Eastern religions. 1) Start at the UTM Library and use the catalogue to find books.

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3) Check the format of the record. If you are not sure whether the items 1 and 2 offer the same content, check the full record (See below). Eschatology in the Indo-Iranian Traditions; An Eschatological Imagination; The Subjective Dimension of Human Work; Primordial Landscapes, Incorruptible Bodies; Voices of Marginality; Mahāyāna Phoenix; Mission from a Position of Weakness; The Aesthetic Hermeneutics of Hans-Georg Gadamer and Hans Urs von Balthasar; Bishop Stephen Neill; Pagans.

Her research includes ancient Indo-Iranian religions and mythologies, and cosmology and eschatology in world religions. She is an artist, photographer, translator, and the author of multiple articles and books and is a highly esteemed member and leader in her area of expertise.

In myth, author Puhvel argues, a human group expresses the thought patterns by which it formulates self-cognition and self-realization, attains self-knowledge and self-confidence, explains its own sources and sometimes tries to chart its destinies.

Here, Puhvel unravels the prehistoric origins of the traditions of India and Iran, Greece and Rome, of the Celts, Germans, Balts, and Slavs/5(5). Proto-Indo-Iranian religion means the religion of the Indo-Iranian peoples prior to the earliest Vedic (Indo-Aryan) and Zoroastrian (Iranic) scriptures.

These share a common inheritance of concepts including the universal force*rta (Vedic rta, Avestan asha), the sacred plant and drink*sauma (Vedic Soma, Avestan Haoma) and gods of social order such as*mitra (Vedic Mitra, Avestan and Old Persian.

Eschatology in the Indo-Iranian Traditions: The Genesis and Transformation of a Doctrine (American University Studies. Series VII.

Theology and Religion) by Mitra Ara Hardcover | Peter Lang Publishing | Pub. Date: ISBN: | ISBN The Indo-Iranian languages (Indo-Iranic languages), or Aryan languages constitute the largest and southeasternmost extant branch of the Indo-European language have more than billion speakers, stretching from Europe (), Turkey (Kurdish and Zaza–Gorani) and the Caucasus eastward to Xinjiang and Assam (), and south to Sri Lanka and the Maldives ().

Hindu mythology does not often have a consistent, monolithic structure. The same myth typically appears in various versions and can be represented differently across socio-religious traditions.

These myths have also been noted to have been modified by various philosophical schools over time and particularly in the Hindu tradition. Indo-Iranian Branch. Iranian languages constitute a branch of the Indo-European language are spoken over a wide area of the Middle East.

The languages are called Iranian because the largest members of the branch have been spoken on the Iranian plateau since ancient times. She is the author of the book entitled Eschatology in the Indo-Iranian Traditions: The Genesis and Transformation of a Doctrine, in addition to numerous articles, presentations, public speaking, and community teaching.

Her scholarly interests are Indo-Iranian religions, as well as Persian language and Persianate cultures. Life after Death, Pre-Zoroastrian or Proto-Indo-Iranian Period. The Iranian groups arrived in the area as of the 2nd millennium BC.

Once in Iran, t he Iranians loaded with their Indo-Iranian traditions were influenced by the powerful civilizations of the ancient Mesopotamia. Now, this suggestion is complicated by the sparsity of genuinely early evidence we have for Zoroastrian eschatology, and particularly resurrection.

Theopompus, in the 4th century BCE, already seems to know what's at least an eschatological enlivening in Zoroastrianism; but it's unclear whether there is unambiguous evidence for resurrection in this.The first book to be transformed from oral traditions was the book of Leviticus that was in form of a scroll.

The access to this book created possibilities of new structures, new relation between the worshipers and priests and new hierarchies of power (Bergen 67). Eschatology in the Indo-Iranian Traditions: The Genesis and Transformations.The Indo-Iranian languages are the largest group of the Indo-European language include the Indo-Aryan (Indic) and Iranic (Iranian) languages.

They are mostly spoken in the Indian subcontinent and the Iranian ally, they were spoken in Central Asia, to the east of the Caspian Sea.