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James R. Russell
Death being regarded as an evil brought about by Aŋra Mainyu, the Destructive Spirit, the corpse of a holy creature, particularly man or dog, is considered to be greatly infested by the druj Nasu.
In the handbooks of feqh that the detailed procedures for washing, enshrouding, praying over, and burying the dead are expounded, with little variation among the different schools of Islamic law.
Bahai laws on burial are limited to a few basic principles that are binding on all Bahai communities around the world.
Malcolm E. Yapp
(1805-41), author of Travels into Bukhara (published in 1834), an account of his exploratory mission to Afghanistan, Turkestan, and Iran.
(1801-52), virtually the founder of Iranian linguistics, as well as of the study of the history of Buddhism.
language spoken in Hunza-Karakorum, North Pakistan, containing some Iranian loanwords of various origins.
See ĀDUR BURZĒNMIHR.
one of the maqāms of the Perso-Arabian musical system mentioned in medieval treatises on music.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Allan V. Williams
demon of slothfulness and procrastination in Zoroastrianism.
Genoese merchant and diplomat who served the il-khan Arḡūn (r. 1284-91). Buscarello belonged to a great family of Genoa that played an important role in the maritime trade of the city.