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Angra Mainyu

The evil power of Zoroastrianism: Ahriman, also called Angra Mainyu
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In Zoroastriansim, the evil spirit and negative part of the twin-spirits created by Ahura Mazda, the god and the good spirit. Angra Mainyu is the Middle Persian name, meaning "Destructive Spirit"; the Avestan name is Ahriman.

Full article: Ahriman

By Tore Kjeilen