Zoroaster from Beyond

The ancient religious leader, Zoroaster denounced Polytheism in 590 BC. He taught the god of the good (Ahura Mazda) and his angels were at war with the devil spirits (Ahriman) and his devils. After thousands of years as December 2012 approaching, it’s coming to light more and more.

Zoroaster promised the good people would rise to Eternal life on a judgment day at the end of the world. He stopped sacrifices of the animals in religious rituals and used fire ceremonies instead.

Many Magi priests adopted Zoroastrianism at the time. Zoroaster wrote part of the Avesta, the Zoroastrian book of religion.  Other parts were written after Zoroaster died.

Persia rebelled and conquered Media at 558 BC. They took Lydia and Babylon and then expanded eastward toward India. Persia’s ruling family, the Achaemenids, remained in power for more than 200 years.

Persia’s rulers divided the country into provinces and required each province to pay taxes to support the army and construction projects. Persia took Egypt and Armenia and they helped Egyptians to complete a canal they had started 100 years earlier.

The canal linked the Nile River to the Red sea and made it easier to trade with ports along the Indian Ocean.  The Persians built a road (Royal road from Sardis to Susa) that stretched 1/16 of the way around the Earth.

Riders on the horseback carried messages from one outpost to the next. A Greek historian (Herodotus) praised the postal riders: ‘Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these Couriers.’ The United States Postal Service uses this as its Motto.

Greeks and Romans fought Persia repeatedly but they never succeed and both failed. The Ancient Astronauts theory supporters believe that Zoroaster was an Extraterrestrial which helped to establish an advance culture and build a sophisticated society based on moral beliefs.

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Mysteries of Persia

A villager has stumbled upon an ancient site near Iran’s Parishan Lake located southeast of Kazerun (Kazeroun) in the southern province of Fars.

The Lake is the largest freshwater lake in the country. It receives only very small amount of water from feeder rivers and the whole lake/wetland is a protected area, as it is considered a globally significant wetland ecosystem.

A local farmer found huge ancient jars and columns of a fortress while expanding his agricultural lands near the lake.

Primary studies showed that the fortress was built during the Sassanid era and the jar was part of the Zoroastrian burials once containing the remains of the dead.

The jar was spotted in the walls of the fortress and no skeletons were found in it, Mehr News Agency reported.

The Parishan Lake, which is one of the most beautiful sites in southern Iran, does not receive enough attention from the country’s cultural heritage officials.

The lake is surrounded by the Zagros Range and its distance from the mountains varies from 500 meters to 5 kilometers. There are also a number of small caves facing the lake on the summit of mount Famour.

Several remains of ancient human habitation have been found around the lake, including an inscription which was recently found to the northwest of the lake.