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It's Parsi New Year Navroz today: Know about Zoroastrianism philosophy that Parsis follow
The religion of Paris is based on Zoroastrian monotheism philosophy which was prevalent in Iran before the advent of Islam. However, due to spread of Islam, they were termed as fire-worshippers and unclean people and chased away. Many of them migrated to India while others got converted.

The history informs that Parsis, who stuck to their traditions, left their country Iran and immigrated to India in the ninth century. 

Most Indian and Westerners are unfamiliar with Zoroastrian philosophy founded by Zarathustra during the ancient Iranian period as main basis of the culture and their life style then.

The ancient history of Iran informs that the founder of Zoroastrian philosophy, Zarathustra, never assumed prophethood and never prescribed his followers to perform certain prescribed activities or rituals, but he recommended them to follow the spiritual path of knowing the creator of the Earth and heaven and adopt good manners and do good deeds on the basis of reasoning and wisdom. 

Therefore, Zarathustra was not a prophet, but a wise thinker who had realised his God on the basis of his own wisdom and advised his followers to discover and realise their own Godliness through Goodness and Wisdom.

One of hymns of Zoroastrianism goes like this, "O Mazda, / when I sought you with the vision of my wisdom and good thinking / And looked at you with the vision of my wisdom, I realized / That Thou art the beginning and the end of everything / Thou art the source of wisdom and thinking / And Thou art the real Creator of truth and piety / And the just judge of the actions of all the people."

The Zoroastrian philosophy is often understood through the Faravahar symbol representing human spirit that embodies two opposing indicators of good and bad to indicate that bad is to be rooted out and good is to be protected and cultivated.

The Faravahar's face resembles the face of human with its body on two wings in three segments representing "good reflection/thoughts," "good words," and "good deed," considered to be the motive of flight and advancement of human spirit leading to righteous life.

The lower or tail part of the Faravahar consists of three parts, representing "bad reflection/thoughts,"  "bad words," and "bad deeds" which causes misery and misfortune for human beings and hence are needed to be rooted out. The two loops suggest proceeding toward the good and turning away from bad.

The circle in the middle of the Faravahar's trunk indicates that human spirit is eternal with no beginning nor ending. The one hand of the Faravahar that points upwards indicates that humans are needed to strive and struggle to rise and thrive. While a ring in hand suggests that humans must imbibe loyalty and faithfulness to or hold fast the philosophy of Zoroastrianism.

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