Grades 3 - 4



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Charges for Private Prayer Ceremonies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

        DOCTRINE
                One Supreme God, Monotheism
                The Amesha Spentas & Yazatas
                Fravashi
                Creation of two worlds, spiritual - mino & physical - geti
                Seven creations of the physical world & their order
                Spenta ainyu & angra mainyu
                Purpose of life - progress towards perfection 

    TEXTS
            Gathas
           
    AVESTA PRAYERS - WHAT DO THEY TEACH ME
           
    Kem-Na-Mazda - Meaning & significance in daily life
            Hormazd Khode - Meaning & significance in daily life
            Jasa Mey Avanghey Mazda - Meaning & significance
            Importance of prayer, How, What, why, When, Who of prayer
            Language of prayers
            Significance of fire - Fire Temple

    RITUALS, CEREMONIES, FESTIVALS AND CUSTOMS
           
    Navjote/Sedreh Pushi
            Sudreh & kushti
            Zarathushti calender - names of the 12 months and Gatha Days
            Various Festivals - Observance & significance

    ETHICS
           
    How to live a Zarthushti life - Ashol, Truth, Charity
            Duty towards God, Parents & signifiance

    HISTORY
           
    Life & date of Zarathushtra
            Overview of Persian history
            Shahname stories