Zoroastrian Prayers & Rituals
A section of the community, particularly the so-called intelligentsia, believes that prayers and rituals are not in accord with the spirit and message of the Gatha. Their emphasis is only on ‘rational thought’ and the simplistic notion of “good thoughts, good words and good deeds”. Agreed, the religion of Asho Zarathushtra is not based on blind faith, superstition or fear of the unknown. Agreed, also, that no other religion has articulated or laid so much stress and emphasis on “good thoughts, good words and good deeds”. It must be stressed, however, that Zarathushtrianism in totality comprises both the theology as well as the ritual practices of the Faith……..Noshir Dadrawala….. Click here for more
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It gave me great joy to read your article. For years I have always felt that Zoroastrianism was a very scientifically based which unfortunately has got stuck into a rut due to Dogmatism. In todays cat eat dog world, Zoroastrianism if practiced on the basis of its rational of good thoughts, good words and good deeds can ease alot of the problems the world is facing.