S is for Shahrevar

S for Shahrevar, is also S for Service and S for strength
Er. Dr. Ramiyar Parvez Karanjia
(published in Jame Jamshed dated 16th January 2011)

Shahrevar Ameshaspand presides over the fourth day of the month and the sixth month of the year in the Zoroastrian calendar. The word Shahrevar comes from Avestan khshathra vairya which means “desirable power/kingdom.” The Avestan word khshathra can be seen reflected in the Sanskrit and later Hindi words like khshetra “territory” and khshatriya “warrior class”
Shahrevar Ameshaspand presides over industry, labour and hard work. Thus the desirable or ideal kingdom of Ahura Mazda can come up if people are involved in honest labour and hard work.

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