Mazdakism | Offshoot of Zoroastrianism

Mazdakism is an ancient Iranian religion that rose in popularity during the 5th century. It had a dualistic cosmology and worldview revolving on light and darkness. Mazdakism was named after its most influential advocate, Mazdak, who claimed to be a prophet of Ahura Mazda. Mazdak gained influence under Sassanid Shahanshah Kavadh I’s reign when he … Continue reading Mazdakism | Offshoot of Zoroastrianism