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** The peacock is thought to have been created by Angra Mainyu to show he chooses to be evil and get the above point across.

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* CainAndAbel: The Abel to GodOfEvil Angra Mainyu.
* DivineInfernalFamily: He and the GodOfEvil Angra Mainyu are twins. The Zurvanism sect posits they have an androgynous parent in Zurvan, god of time.


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* CainAndAbel: The Cain to Ahura Mazda's Abel, though as twins they're the same age.


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** The peacock is thought to have been created by Angra Mainyu to show he chooses to be evil and get the above point across.


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* DivineInfernalFamily: He is the EvilTwin of the GodOfGood Ahura Mazda and the ultimate source of evil like how Ahura is the ultimate source of good.
* EvilWillFail: Unlike {{Satan}} Angra Mainyu is equal to the GodOfGood in power, so in theory he has a chance of defeating him. In practice his own evil nature means [[StupidEvil he's not clever enough to prevail]].


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* GodOfChaos: Considered to represent chaos and lies. Naturally, ChaosIsEvil in this scenario.



* GodOfChaos: Considered to represent chaos and lies. Naturally, ChaosIsEvil in this scenario.


* OurAngelsAreDifferent: Generally translated as angels and in some cases precursors to judeo-christian angels.

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* OurAngelsAreDifferent: Generally translated as angels and in some cases precursors to judeo-christian Judeo-Christian angels.



* GodIsGood: With the added bonus of not having any (recorded) myths of moral ambiguity like the abrahamic god.

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* GodIsGood: With the added bonus of not having any (recorded) myths of moral ambiguity like the abrahamic Abrahamic god.



The "bad gods". Broadly speaking these are simply gods not to be worshipped, with the Gathas portraying them as neutral, though their depiction quickly escalated into outright demonic beings.

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The "bad gods". Broadly speaking these are simply gods not to be worshipped, worshiped, with the Gathas portraying them as neutral, though their depiction quickly escalated into outright demonic beings.



* {{Irony}}: Their name comes from a proto-indo-european word for "light"/"day", yet they are more often associated with [[DarkIsEvil darkness]] in lore. For added bonus, ''A History of Zoroastrianism'' by Mary Boyce suggests that the gods of Myth/ScythianMythology in particular are their inspiration... and they are lead by [[ThePowerOfTheSun Tabiti]].

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* {{Irony}}: Their name comes from a proto-indo-european proto-Indo-European word for "light"/"day", yet they are more often associated with [[DarkIsEvil darkness]] in lore. For added bonus, ''A History of Zoroastrianism'' by Mary Boyce suggests that the gods of Myth/ScythianMythology in particular are their inspiration... and they are lead led by [[ThePowerOfTheSun Tabiti]].



* BlackComedyRape: Was fisted by Jamshid.

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* BlackComedyRape: Was He was fisted by Jamshid.



* GodIsEvil: He solves the theological issue of evil in the world by demonstrating that there is an evil god in roughly equal measure to the good god.

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* GodIsEvil: GodOfEvil: He solves the theological issue of evil in the world by demonstrating that there is an evil god in roughly equal measure to the good god.


* {{Irony}}: Their name comes from a proto-indo-european word for "light"/"day", yet they are more often associated with [[DarkIsEvil darkness]] in lore.

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* {{Irony}}: Their name comes from a proto-indo-european word for "light"/"day", yet they are more often associated with [[DarkIsEvil darkness]] in lore. For added bonus, ''A History of Zoroastrianism'' by Mary Boyce suggests that the gods of Myth/ScythianMythology in particular are their inspiration... and they are lead by [[ThePowerOfTheSun Tabiti]].

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* GodOfOrder: Along with good, Ahura Mazda is supposed to represent order and truth as well.


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* GodOfChaos: Considered to represent chaos and lies. Naturally, ChaosIsEvil in this scenario.

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* HijackedByJesus: Or rather, hijacked by Romans who made a bizarre cult out of him. Who may or may not have in turn influenced Christianity.
* ThePowerOfFriendship: Its his deal, after all


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* ThePowerOfTheSun: The solar deity in the mythos and the eye of Ahura Mazda.

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!!Anahita
The yazata of healing and wisdom.


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!!Hvar
The yazata of the sun.


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* BlackComedyRape: Was fisted by Jamshid.


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!!Ahura Mazda

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!!Ahura MazdaMazda / Ohrmazd


* LightEmUp: Associated with light.



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The "bad gods". Broadly speaking these are simply gods not to be worshipped, with the Gathas portraying them as neutral, though their depiction quickly escalated into outright demonic beings.



* {{Irony}}: Their name comes from a proto-indo-european word for "light"/"day", yet they are more often associated with [[DarkIsEvil darkness]] in lore.
* OurDemonsAreDifferent: Generally translated as "demon", though the similarity between both words is pure coincidence.

!!Ahriman / Angra Mainyu
Literally "evil mind", this is the ultimate evil. A primordial being of darkness counterpart to Ahura Mazda's light, often literally his brother, Ahriman's only purpose in life is being a dick for no reason.

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* {{Irony}}: Their name comes from a proto-indo-european word AmbiguousGender: Usually depicted as male, but "Mazda" is of feminine gender.
* GodIsGood: With the added bonus of not having any (recorded) myths of moral ambiguity like the abrahamic god.
* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: Classically he is just depicted as an empty chariot carried by two white horses, basically an invitation
for "light"/"day", yet they are more often the actual god to join you in battle. The classical winged-sun associated with [[DarkIsEvil darkness]] in lore.
* OurDemonsAreDifferent: Generally translated as "demon", though the similarity between both words
Zoroastrianism is pure coincidence.

!!Ahriman / Angra Mainyu
Literally "evil mind", this is the ultimate evil. A primordial being
actually meant to represent a [[GuardianAngel fravashi]].

!!Mithra
The yazata
of darkness counterpart to Ahura Mazda's light, often literally his brother, Ahriman's only purpose in life is being a dick for no reason.covenant and friendship.

!!Apam Napat
The holy waters.


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* MakingASplash: He is the embodiment of waters and rainfall.

!!Atar
The holy fire. Usually the offspring of Apam Napat.
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* FirePurifies: He burns away evil. But with the twist that its so pure that you can't actually dump impure things in it like corpses.
* PlayingWithFire: He is the reason why Zoroastrianism is frequently associated with fire.
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The "bad gods". Broadly speaking these are simply gods not to be worshipped, with the Gathas portraying them as neutral, though their depiction quickly escalated into outright demonic beings.
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* {{Irony}}: Their name comes from a proto-indo-european word for "light"/"day", yet they are more often associated with [[DarkIsEvil darkness]] in lore.
* OurDemonsAreDifferent: Generally translated as "demon", though the similarity between both words is pure coincidence.

!!Ahriman / Angra Mainyu
Literally "evil mind", this is the ultimate evil. A primordial being of darkness counterpart to Ahura Mazda's light, often literally his brother, Ahriman's only purpose in life is being a dick for no reason.
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* GodIsEvil: He solves the theological issue of evil in the world by demonstrating that there is an evil god in roughly equal measure to the good god.

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The "good gods". These are the beings venerated by Zoroastrianism.
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* LightIsGood: The ur-example, since Zoroastrianism kick-started the light/dark moral dualism seen in most modern religions.
* OurAngelsAreDifferent: Generally translated as angels and in some cases precursors to judeo-christian angels.

!!Ahura Mazda
The supreme god in Zoroastrianism, Ahura Mazda is the embodiment of light and wisdom. All yazatas are "sparks" from him.


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The "bad gods". Broadly speaking these are simply gods not to be worshipped, with the Gathas portraying them as neutral, though their depiction quickly escalated into outright demonic beings.
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* {{Irony}}: Their name comes from a proto-indo-european word for "light"/"day", yet they are more often associated with [[DarkIsEvil darkness]] in lore.
* OurDemonsAreDifferent: Generally translated as "demon", though the similarity between both words is pure coincidence.

!!Ahriman / Angra Mainyu
Literally "evil mind", this is the ultimate evil. A primordial being of darkness counterpart to Ahura Mazda's light, often literally his brother, Ahriman's only purpose in life is being a dick for no reason.
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* TheAntiGod: More than just being the SatanicArchetype, Angra Mainyu is the evil counterpart to Ahura Mazda, sometimes equal in power and always just as ancient.
* CardCarryingVillain: Upon being asked why he is evil:
->"It is not that I cannot create anything good, but that I will not."
* TheDevilIsALoser: He might be one of the two most powerful beings in existence, but he's too StupidEvil to accomplish anything of permanence.
* StupidEvil: The chief cause for his own demise is his own stupidity.

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