Zoroastrian Origins in China?


Zoroastrianism is an ancient Iranian religion, founded by Zarthushtra who lived and taught in the first millennia BC, in the east of the Caspian Sea. From his Gathas, we know about his personal history.

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2 thoughts on “Zoroastrian Origins in China?”

  1. Many years ago I remember watching A program by Japanese TV following the ancient Silk Road. In one episode, they came upon a deserted town in the Takla Makan desert. There they showed a building which was a fire temple of the Zoroastrian religion. There were recognisable frescos in the walls of priests (Dastoorjis) with face masks, like today, tending a fire in an Aferganyu.

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