- Hearken unto me, O ye who
come from near and from far!
Listen to me, as I speak forth now,
Ponder over these teachings with care and clear thought.
Never shall the False Teacher destroy existence a second time,
For his tongue stands mute, his creed stands exposed.
I shall tell you now of the Two Spirits at the
beginning of Creation.
The Holier of the two thus speaks to the Evil One:
"Neither our thoughts nor our teachings,
Neither intentions nor choices,
Neither our words nor our deeds,
Neither our consciences nor our souls ever agree:'
I shall tell you now of the First Principle of
which Ahura Mazda, the All-Knowing,
declared to me.
Verily, those of you who will not fulfill the
requirements of the sacred message,
The holy words as I comprehend and declare them,
For them shall the end of existence be misery.
I shall tell you now of what is best in this
That is to act in consonance with the Spirit of
Truth, the holy Asha,
Thereby realizing Mazda who created him,
Mazda, the father of Vohu-Mana, the ever active Good Mind,
Mazda, the father of Armaity, of benevolence and zeal;
The all seeing Lord whom none can deceive.
I shall tell you now what the Most Holy declared
As the word that is best for mortals to hear:
"To them who shall give heed to Me with dedication,
I shall come with the blessings of
Perfection and Immortality for actions of
their Good Spirit."
So said Ahura Mazda.
Thus do I announce the Greatest of All,
I sing his praise through his Truth, beneficent to all.
Let Mazda Ahura hearken unto them with his Holy Spirit,
For the Good Mind has instructed me to realize Him.
By His Wisdom let Him guide me to the ultimate End.
Those who are living, those who have been, and
those who are yet to be,
Shall attain one of the awards He ordains.
In immortality shall the soul of the righteous be ever
But in misery the soul of the wicked shall surely be.
These laws hath Mazda Ahura ordained through His
With my songs of praise and veneration
I seek the acceptance of my Lord!
For now indeed I see Him in my eyes, as the Lord
of the Good Spirit, the Lord of Good Word
I have realized Him through Truth, He who is
Verity I shall render Him homage in the House of Songs.
Him with our good mind we seek to propitiate,
Who gave us discernment through which we receive
weal and woe.
May Ahura Mazda through his Sovereign Authority
prosper our peasantry, our workmen, and
And the Good Mind establish the rule of the holy
law of Truth.
Him, with these our songs of devotion, we shall
Him, famed for ever as Mazda Ahura, the Wise Creator!
For verily, through his Spirit of Righteousness and
the Good Mind, He has ordained,
That Perfection and Immortality shall be in His Dominion
And vitality in perpetuity in His House!
Whoso shuns the evil liar and the mortals who
deny the Lord,
Whoso reveres Him, the Most High, through the
Holy Faith of His appointed savior,
To him, O Mazda, shalt Thou be a friend, brother,
or even father!
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