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Amesha Spentas (Zoroastrian deities)

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Topical headingAmesha Spentas (Zoroastrian deities)
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Variant(s)Amahrāspand (Zoroastrian deities)
Amesa Spentas (Zoroastrian deities)
Ameshāspand (Zoroastrian deities)
Mahrāspand (Zoroastrian deities)
See alsoZoroastrian gods
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Found inWork cat.: Geiger, B. Die Amesa Spentas, 1916.
Bukisa website, June 15, 2010 (Amesa Spentas, otherwise known as the Amesha Spentas; deities; Amesa Spentas are the holy immortals of Zoroastrianism; the more obscure deities, such as the Amesa Spentas, can provide us with information into the lives and religious identity of a culture; although Amesa Spentas are not well known in today's society, they provide us with the great insight into the culture and society of ancient Mesopotamia)
Encyclopedia Mythica, June 15, 2010 (Amesha Spentas, the name of the seven divine beings who belong to the highest God, Ahura Mazda; The Amesha Spentas, beneficent immortals, come directly after him in the hierarchy of gods, and can be compared with archangels; together they fight truth and justice; deities of the Amesha Spentas are: Ameretat, Armaiti, Asha vahishta, Haurvatat, Khshathra vairya, Sraosa and Vohu Manah)
Wikipedia, 18 June 2010: (Amesha Spenta is an Avestan language term for a class of divinity/divine concepts in Zoroastrianism, and literally means "Bounteous Immortal" Later middle Persian variations of the term include Ameshāspand and the specifically Zoroastrian Mahrāspand and Amahrāspand)