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Gathas

(gā`täz): see ZoroastrianismZoroastrianism
, religion founded by Zoroaster, but with many later accretions. Scriptures

Zoroastrianism's scriptures are the Avesta or the Zend Avesta [Pahlavi avesta=law, zend=commentary].
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aspa-, known from later Zoroastrian tradition as the name of an ancestor of Zara[theta]ustra, (1) is twice attested in the Gathas.
664, 388a4), explicitly states that a gatha consists of "seven words/characters" ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), as we see below in the Durga hymn.
Windfuhr, "The Logic of the Holy Immortals in Zoroastrianism" in Proceedings of the Second North American Gatha Conference, ed.
On several occasions in the Gathas, the name Vistaspa serves as the answer to a rhetorical question.
In New Approaches to the Interpretation of the Gathas: Proceeedings of the First Gatha Colloquium Held in Croydon, England (5th-7th November 1993) under the Auspices of the World Zoroastrian Organisation, ed.
Kapse explains that in searching through archival sources (periodicals, personal accounts) she realized that there existed no one word that translated to "melodrama," but rather several words that approached her conception of the term: "nautanki (Hindi folk theater), drama, dukh-bhari gatha (a story filled with suffering), bhavuk kahani (sad tale).
Ending on a playful and colorful note, the sold out fashion show concluded with none other than A gatha Ruiz de la Prada , internationally renowned Spanish designer, where she lit up the runway with her vibrant and colorful designs that have been recognized and celebrated worldwide as works of art.
The sellers were Boyle Realty, led by Joel Ledbetter, $200,000; the Milton & Gatha Brack Revocable Trust and Jacqueline Power, $100,000 each; John Aymar Jr.
Chang, meaning to sing, is broadly assigned to textual forms such as tan (verses of irregular prosody) and ji (Sanskrit gatha, verses of four to eight lines of equal length), which are precomposed metered melodies, while the elements nian (to recite) and song (to intone) imply the less musical (or monotone) deliver)' of sutras, dharanis, and prayers.
A GATHA Christie dramas are renowned for their high body counts, twists and turns.
A GATHA Sangma, the youngest Indian MP from Tura, Meghalaya, stole the heart of the nation last year in May when she was sworn in as a Union minister of state ( for rural development), looking almost like a college student.
After this, it traverses through Bhaderwah City, Gatha, Dradu, Dranga, Seeri, Bhalla, Pranoo and ultimately flows into river Chenab at Pul Doda.