A Faravahar symbol in a Fire Temple

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Illustration

Cristian Violatti
by ninara
published on 17 May 2014
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A Faravahar or Frawahr symbol in a Zoroastrian Fire Temple in Yazd, Iran, one of the symbols adopted by Zoroastrianism.

This symbol represents a winged guardian or fravashi, an angelic being of the Zoroastrian religion.

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ninara, . (2014, May 17). A Faravahar symbol in a Fire Temple. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2637/a-faravahar-symbol-in-a-fire-temple/

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ninara, . "A Faravahar symbol in a Fire Temple." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 17, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2637/a-faravahar-symbol-in-a-fire-temple/.

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ninara, . "A Faravahar symbol in a Fire Temple." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 May 2014. Web. 29 Nov 2021.

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