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of Hormazyar Framarz

And others

Their version with introduction and notes

by Ervad Bamanji Nusserwanji Dhabhar, M.A.

Published by the K.R. Cama Oriental Institute, Bombay, 1932


  1. Pahlavi and Avesta Alphabet
  2. Yatha-ahu-vairyo prayer in Avesta
  3. 21 words of Yatha, and the corresponding 21 Nasks
  4. Contents of the Nasks
  5. Division of the Nasks into three groups
  6. Number of Yathas to be recited on undertaking different works
  7. Number of Yathas recited in various Yasna-services
  8. Number of Yathas recited in place of various Avesta prayers
  9. Efficacy of Ashem-vohu recited on various occasions
  10. Commentary on Ashem-vohu
  11. Tying the Kusti on the waist. At what age should a child be invested with the Kusti. The three bands and the four knots of the Kusti -- their object. The weaving of Kusti -- by whom woven and of what material should it be
  12. The ceremony of Navzud [Naojote], i.e., investiture with sudre and Kusti, according to the practice of the Indian Parsees
  13. Avestic formula for ceremonially cutting a newly woven Kusti
  14. How far should one keep oneself away, while another is tying on the Kusti
  15. In what direction to turn while tying on the Kusti at night, if there be no lamp
  16. What kind of sacred shirt (sudre) is to be worn beneath the Kusti
  17. sudre and Kusti should be flawless: how far the flaws in a sudre or Kusti are allowable.
  18. How far does the appearance of a menstruous woman affect the rite of tying on the Kusti
  19. Importance of Patet, i.e., repentance of one's sins
  20. A Dastur prescribing punishment out of proportion to the crime is a sinner
  21. Patet formula recited by one person for another is allowable in the case of the former's incapacity for its recital
  22. An impious Dastur cannot prescribe punishment for sins
  23. One must repent of one's sins chiefly in one's lifetime
  24. The recital of Patet for one after one's death
  25. One should repent of one's sins before a Dastur, chiefly the day Ram, of the month Mihr
  26. Can a behdin (a layman) punish a Herbad (a priest) for his sins
  27. Manure prepared by a darvand for cultivation
  28. Speaking the truth
  29. On speaking falsehood
  30. On Mihr-druj, i.e. breach of faith
  31. On swearing and perjury
  32. Saogand-Nama or the Book of Oaths (2 treatises)
  33. On loans and the interest thereon
  34. The law of evidence
  35. Cultivation of land in partnership
  36. Loans and extortions from juddins
  37. Lawful and unlawful trading and profiteering
  38. Industry and unlawful acquisition of wealth
  39. Behests of parents to be executed by children
  40. Decision about intended gifts
  41. The creation of the world: man, fire, and cattle refused to come down to this world
  42. Fire and Kershasp
  43. Care of fire
  44. Rays of the sun should not fall on fire and other precautions to be taken with respect to fire
  45. Water in a pot left boiling over fire should not be allowed to overflow
  46. Collecting household fires and carrying them to fires of the higher grade
  47. Fire lighted at midnight destroys devs
  48. Fire to be kept apart from water
  49. Household fires to be collected and carried to Atash-gahs
  50. Fire before which Darun and Yasna ceremonies are performed, if allowed to be extinguished, will increase the power of devs
  51. Food cannot be prepared on fire wherein nasa is burnt
  52. Descending order of merit for fires -- whereon a corpse or other impurities are burnt -- removed to Atash-gahs
  53. Fire lighted near the Dakhma
  54. Names of six kinds of fire
  55. Adar Burzin, Adar Khordad, and Adar Gushasp fires
  56. Atash Adarans to be established at every place where there are Behdins, and during the Fravardegan days these fires should be collected and carried to Atash Behrams
  57. How to consecrate an Atash Adaran
  58. Atash Behrams to be established wherever there are Behdins
  59. Fire of lightning should not be used in the consecration of an Atash Behram
  60. Sixteen fires necessary for the consecration of an Atash Behram -- how they are purified
  61. What kind of gospend to be sacrificed for the zur (i.e., fat-offering) of the fire
  62. [Miracle of the fire Adar Burzin Mihr]
  63. [Atash Behram of Navsari]
  64. Out of one Atash Behram, two cannot be made
  65. No one can see the fire of an Atash Behram, except Dasturs, and Herbads who are Navazud, i.e., who have been qualified with the greater Khub ceremony
  66. About the establishment of fire-temples and the care of fire
  67. The fifth question from the Gajasta Abalish about the adoration of fire
  68. [Gifts for the Atash Behram may be accepted from those of a foreign faith]
  69. Fire and water to be kept at a distance from nasa
  70. Punishment for bringing nasa in contact with water and fire
  71. Do water and fire kill men?
  72. Punishment for throwing nasa frequently in water
  73. First and second questions from 'Gajasta Abalish' about water and fire
  74. Water to be properly preserved from the impurity of nasa and explanation of rain-water falling on nasa in the Dakhma
  75. The nasa of the living is the same as nasa of the dead, when taken to fire or water
  76. Hihar-nasa (i.e. the bodily refuse of the living and the dead) coming in contact with a heap of corn in corn fields
  77. How far should the Barsom and other sacred implements be kept away from the Nasa of the living
  78. Difference observed as regards the culpability of the righteous and the wicked, when the bodily refuse of either comes in contact with water or fire
  79. Before cultivating land, care should be taken to free it of nasa, if any
  80. Proper precautions about nasa to be observed in the cultivation of the fields of a Zoroastrian under the superintendence of Zoroastrian or non-Zoroastrian servants
  81. Cultivation of a field held by a Zoroastrian in partnership with a juddin
  82. How should a Zoroastrian act when he sees nasa on a piece of land cultivated by a juddin
  83. Precautions about dead matter in flowing and stagnant waters
  84. Disposal of the nasa of a non-Zoroastrian lying on the road, by Zoroastrians
  85. How should nasa lying on the main road be disposed of
  86. How should nasa of Behdins or juddins lying in a cultivated field be disposed of
  87. Well-water polluted by nasa
  88. Water should not be drunk nor spilt unnecessarily at night and other precautions about water
  89. How and when should the water of ponds be used
  90. Different kinds of water spilt on the earth mixes with sub-soil water at different periods and about the water of Aredvi Sura Anahita
  91. Alburz mountain, Farakh-kart sea and Khar-i talata (i.e., the three-legged ass)
  92. The Saokant Mountain
  93. The Hom-tree and the Kar fish
  94. The Khar-i talata and the Hom-tree, according to the Menog-e Khrad
  95. The birds Amrush and Chamrush
  96. [The sea-ox Sarsaok]
  97. Walking bare-footed
  98. [Happy and unhappy lands]
  99. [On making water]
  100. Foundation laying of the Dakhma (i.e., the tana ceremony)
  101. Construction of a new Dakhma and repairing an old Dakhma
  102. Water collecting in the inner well, of the Dakhma should be let out by boring a hole into it
  103. Quotation from Vendidad 3 about the Dakhma
  104. About erecting a new Dakhma, and keeping water away from nasa
  105. Controversy raised at Surat about the disposal of the corpse of Nanabhai Punjya in a new Dakhma
  106. Plan of the Dakhma
  107. How should land be cultivated in which a Dakhma or an old astodan (ossuary) stands, or if there is any bodily refuse of the living on it
  108. How should nasa be removed by the nasa-salars in the inner well of the Dakhma
  109. Ceremonial disposal of the corpse of a person killed by a wild animal
  110. Juddins cannot carry the biers of Zoroastrians
  111. Precautions to be taken by the nasa-salars and hammals (i.e., the principal and assistant corpse-bearers), if blood or any matter exudes from the body, or if the paiwand is let slip, or if they utter anything without finishing the baj
  112. The dasturi formula
  113. What should the nasa-salars do, if any open part of their body or their garments comes in contact with nasa
  114. How should one purify oneself after coming in contact with a dead dog
  115. Precautions observed by nasa-salars when their hands with the gloves on come in contact with any bare part of nasa
  116. Sagdid, i,e., the dog's gaze and the kinds of dog required for sagdid
  117. Various precautions to be observed while carrying the corpse to the Dakhma: who, besides the nasa-salars, can carry the corpse, in case of necessity?
  118. Precautions to be observed with regard to the corpses of persons dying unnatural death
  119. Precautions to be observed if death occurs in a Yasna-gah
  120. Death in an Atash Behram
  121. Nasa on a high road or in a cultivated piece of land
  122. Nasa coming in contact with a wooden couch, or a plastered piece of ground or a piece of land set with stones, or with felt-rugs, &c.
  123. Death on the upper floor or a terrace; death by hanging; death on the ground-floor; death in a common passage leading to two rooms
  124. On a davand throwing nasa the house of a Behdin, out of spite
  125. Nasa coming in contact with a wooden structure
  126. About the door or threshold of a house polluted with nasa and about horses or draught-animals coming in contact with nasa
  127. One coming in contact with nasa should undergo Bareshnum purification
  128. Death of a person seated upright
  129. Death on a tree
  130. How far does pollution go, if one amongst a multitude of men dies
  131. Nasa lying in a heap of wood, or in corn, or in corn-fields, or in stalks, or straw
  132. Bricks, earth, mortar, dung-fuel, and ashes, &c., coming in contact with nasa
  133. Nasa in a jar of wines or of oil
  134. Death occurring on the sea
  135. How sagdid should be performed over a corpse buried underneath a debris of brick-bats or earth
  136. Precautions to be observed by Behdins when juddins carry a corpse
  137. Bones of men or animals found in the folds of garments
  138. Spines of a hedgehog found in the dung of animals
  139. Bareshnum purification to be undergone by one polluted with nasa
  140. Difference between the nasa of a Behdin and of a darvand
  141. About coming in contact with nasa in mown grass
  142. About dead matter crushed with a stick
  143. Keeping a lamp or light near a dead body at night, and the1 space of ground polluted by nasa
  144. About food cooked in a house where death occurs
  145. After how long does the ground of a covered place become pure after death
  146. Temporary nasa-khana or, Zad-marg should be erected for the dead
  147. When is pollution of nasa worse
  148. The shroud (Kafan) for the dead
  149. The legs of the dead should be bent, before taking them to the Dakhma
  150. Precautions to be observed by the nasa-salars from the time when the dead body lies in the house up to the time when it is finally disposed of in the Dakhma
  151. The gah-sarna (Yasht-i gahan)
  152. Juddins cannot carry the biers of Zoroastrians to the Dakhma: precautions to be observed by the corpse-bearers
  153. Consumption of a corpse by vultures
  154. A person going in a funeral procession as well as those who have seen the corpse must, take a bath
  155. Fresh meat should neither be cooked nor eaten for three days in a house where death occurs
  156. Mourning for the dead prohibited
  157. The form which the soul assumes for the first three days after death and the places frequented by it during that period
  158. Tars-i Studan ceremony in honour of Srosh
  159. How do the souls of the righteous and the wicked feel when the corpses are eaten away by vultures
  160. What becomes of the five spiritual faculties of a man after death
  161. The journey, to the Chinwad bridge of the souls of the righteous and the wicked
  162. On the Srosh ceremony of the dead and the consecration of pure white garments with Darun
  163. The dignity of Srosh Yazad
  164. Ceremonies of the dead for the whole year
  165. White garments (jama-i ashodad) consecrated in honour of the dead
  166. Principal ceremonies of the dead for the first year
  167. Sidab (rue) to be prepared with garlic on the third day's ceremony of the dead
  168. Dahman Afrinagan to be recited on the dawn of the fourth day after death
  169. If the three days' after the death of a person have not been performed owing to unavoidable circumstances, they should be performed thereafter
  170. The souls of the pious come down here on their rojgar ceremonies
  171. Ceremonies of one dying during five Gatha days
  172. Invocation, in ceremonies, of a dead person whose name is unknown
  173. Ceremonies on the death of a child aged one day up to seven years
  174. Children dying aged one day up to 8 years will look like those aged 15 years, in the next world
  175. Zinda-ravan ceremony can be performed for a boy or a girl 11 years and 3 months old, and not of one under that age
  176. Dastur Noshervan Marzban's last testament: advice to his son as to what he should do after his father's death
  177. Ceremonies to be performed for one year on the death of a person aged 15 years and upwards

  178. [On the bringing up of children]
  179. [On the duty of educating children]
  180. [Submission to the authority of parents and teachers and abstaining from harassing them]
  181. Which parent is created superior to the other -- the father or the mother
  182. [Children should not neglect the duties towards their parents]
  183. Disobedient children to be deprived of patrimony
  184. Ritual prescribed for one who dies aged 12 years and under
  185. On adoption -- its varieties
  186. Proper age of betrothal and marriage
  187. On the merit of contracting marriage
  188. On negotiating marriage contract
  189. Five kinds of marriage
  190. The marriage ceremony, the dowry, and the announcement of the mahr, or, the marriage gift
  191. The status of the five kinds of wives under different circumstances and the remarriage of widows
  192. Patrimony to be divided among survivors
  193. On divorce
  194. Consorting with one's wife
  195. Nocturnal pollution
  196. On suckling a child
  197. On adultery
  198. On the hamemal sin, or, sin affecting the accusers
  199. Obedience of wives to their husbands and of children to their parents
  200. About menstruous women and the davazda-hamast ceremony performed for the expiation of sins committed by them
  201. Treatment of women after childbirth and still-birth and about a woman who dies during her periods or pregnancy
  202. About purifying the clothes of the carriers of the dead and those which have become riman (i.e., defiled) otherwise
  203. On the purification of metals, stones, etc. which have become defiled
  204. On cooking and drinking vessels
  205. Pollution of wood
  206. Trimming the hair and ceremonial disposal thereof
  207. Nail paring
  208. On swallowing a tooth unawares: on a sore mouth: on the soreness of any part of the body
  209. Blood-letting
  210. About a child biting another child
  211. About burns and brands
  212. About a child falling in water
  213. On suckling a child (see p. 196)
  214. About a child defiled by coming in contact with the dead
  215. Kinds of animals regarded as nasa when dead
  216. About Jam and Jame and different species of men and animals
  217. The dog zarrin-gosh
  218. About protecting a hedgehog and killing a tortoise
  219. Story of Jam and Jame
  220. Animals, birds, and fish which are fit to be eaten
  221. On the lawful slaughter of cattle and fowl
  222. Eating unconsecrated flesh of cattle is unlawful
  223. Offering the fat of a gospand, lawfully slaughtered, to the fire of the Atash Behram on the fourth day after death
  224. Domestic animals to be properly taken care of
  225. On the domestic animals and the cock: the head of a domestic animal lawfully slaughtered can be consecrated
  226. On wearing silken clothes and on the use of honey and opium
  227. On drinking wine
  228. On the consumption of ghee or clarified butter prepared by darvands
  229. Fruits and vegetables sold by juddins
  230. Hot water does not remove druj-i nasush
  231. Hides tanned by juddins
  232. On killing noxious creatures and on the eating of the flesh of a kharfastar
  233. Food gnawed by noxious creatures
  234. About the cattle which have eaten dead matter
  235. Dead matter taken as medicine
  236. How should Barashnom purification be administered to one of a foreign faith, who wished to be cleansed of the pollution by nasa
  237. On peaceful and forcible conversion
  238. On the treatment of juddins: their conversion
  239. Diseases and their remedies
  240. Amahraspands and Yazads to be propitiated, to avoid calamities and to ward off diseases
  241. The blind and the maimed to be contented with their lot
  242. On being grateful to God: Adarbad Marespand on gratefulness -- his miracles
  243. How man brings on himself calamities: prevention is better than cure
  244. Behdins on attaining to majority should do various good deeds, chiefly six; penalties prescribed for not doing them; enumeration of greater and less sins and margarjan crimes
  245. Degrees of crimes and margarjan sins: sins which make one riman or margarjan
  246. The merit of Kwedodas
  247. On sodomy
  248. On padyab (ablution) with gomez and water: story of Ibliis (Satan) and Tehmuras, illustrating the efficacy of bull's urine
  249. Nirang to be recited on applying gomez
  250. Different prayers to be recited during the five gahs: the duration of each gah
  251. The Rapithwin gah: its celebration
  252. The Afrinagan of Rapithwin -- when recited: the Afrinagan given in Avesta
  253. Afrin-i Rapithwin (p. 303)
  254. Recital of Niyayeshes (p. 304)
  255. Number of Yatha [Ahunwar] to be recited in place of different Avestas
  256. Khwarshed Niyayesh with translation
  257. On the performance of Niyayesh in general
  258. On the Mah Niyayesh
  259. The waxing and waning of the moon (p. 305)
  260. On seeing the new moon in different constellations every month
  261. On recitation of Ohrmazd Yasht
  262. On recitation of Srosh Yasht
  263. Ohrmazd Yasht with translation from the beginning up to the 20 names of God
  264. Nothing to be given to the wicked (p. 306)
  265. Gifts to be given to the worthy and the good
  266. [On charity] (p. 307)
  267. [Delay is dangerous] (p. 308)
  268. [Proper maintenance of Atash Behrams] (p. 310)
  269. Baj to be recited before and after taking meals, and on eating meals with baj, i.e., by observing silence: the manner of cleansing the mouth after eating: meals not to be eaten by two persons together from the same plate: meals supplied by darwands, not to be taken: cleansing the mouth with hot water after meals and spitting it out on the ground is a sin -- the way in which the mouth and the teeth should be cleansed (p. 310)
  270. On fasting
  271. On the recital of Afrinagans (p. 313)
  272. Dibache, or, Introduction of the Afrinagans
  273. The last portion of the Dhup-nirang (or, nirang bui dadan)
  274. Afrinagan of Ardafravash, as recited in Iran (to be recited with the karda of Tao ahmi nmane)
  275. Afrinagan with the Khshnuman of Mihr
  276. Afrinagan of Warharan Yazad
  277. Afrinagan of Mino Ram (to be recited on occasions of joy, entertainments, and marriage)
  278. Myazd ceremony to be performed five days in a month
  279. Khshnuman of the Afrinagan of Rashnu Yazad
  280. ... of Ashtad Yazad
  281. ... of Anagran Yazad
  282. ... of day Ohrmazd, month Frawardin
  283. ... of Vanant Yazad
  284. ... of day Hordad, month Frawardin
  285. ... of day Tishtar, month Tishtar
  286. ... of day Mihr, month Mihr
  287. ... of day Aban, month Aban
  288. ... of day Adar, month Adar
  289. ... of day Frawardin, month Adar and of day Khwarshed, Month Dae
  290. ... of day Vohuman, month Vohuman
  291. ... of day Spandarmad, month Spandarman and of Haft Amahraspandan
  292. ... of day Hordad, month Spandarmad
  293. ... of Nonabar (for the first day)
  294. ... of Nonabar (for the second day)
  295. ... of Nonabar (for the third and fourth days)
  296. Khshnuman of the Afrinagan recited on the erection of a new building
  297. Khshnuman of the Afrinagan recited on a now well being dug.
  298. Afrinagan Dahman, with Afrinami (with the Persian translation of Afrinami
  299. Afrinagan of Gahambar
  300. Afrinagan of Gathabyo
  301. Afrinagan of Srosh
  302. Afrinagan of Srosh recited for the first three days in the Aiwisruthrem gah in a house where death occurs and also on the second day of Nonabar
  303. Afrinagan of Siruza (abbreviated)
  304. Afrin-i Shash Gahambar (in Persian characters)
  305. Afrin-i Gahambar Chashni (in Persian characters)
  306. Afrin-i Myazd (in Avesta characters)
  307. Afrin-i Zartosht (in Avesta with Persian translation)
  308. Afrin-i Ardafravash (in Persian characters)
  309. Afrin-i Buzorgan (in Persian characters)
  310. Afrin-i Dahman (in Persian characters)
  311. Doa-i Behram Varjavand, i.e., Chithrem Buyad, (Pazend in Avesta characters)
  312. Doa-i Hoshedar [Ushedar] and Behram Varjavand, to be recited after prayers, especially the Niyayesh -- recited in Iran (in Persian characters)
  313. Doa Nam-Setayashna (Pazand in Av. characters)
  314. Nemaz-i Ohrmazd (Pazand in Av. characters)
  315. Doa Nam-Setayashna (Pazand with Persian translation)
  316. Marriage ceremony as performed in Iran (Paz. in Av. characters)
  317. Doa-i Nekah, i.e., Tandarosti, as recited in Iran after the marriage ceremony (in Persian)
  318. Paiman-i Pahlavi, or, Marriage ceremony, as performed India (in Persian characters)
  319. Doa-i Nekah, i.e., Tandarosti
  320. About Gahambars and the use of Sudab (rue), and Noshirvan Marzban's account of the Gahambars
  321. Story of the Gahambar of Noshirvan, the just and Marzban Karsani
  322. The Zand or Commentary on Afrinagan Gahambar (Paz. with Persian rendering)
  323. The Yasna service as recited in the Gahambars, with the Khshnuman
  324. The Yasna service of the five Fravardigan days the five Gatha days
  325. Number of Barsom rods to be used in different Yasnas and the Khshnuman of Vendidad
  326. The Paragna Ceremony, or, the Ceremony preparatory to the Yasna
  327. Number of Yatha to be recited in different Yasnas
  328. Barsom rods used in Yasna services
  329. Barsom twigs of the gaz (i.e., of the tamarisk tree) only to be used in the service and not of any metal
  330. 33 alats or apparatus, round about the Hawan
  331. 15 hunar or capabilities of a herbad and the 5 virtues to be acquired by the faithful
  332. Nirang is the life of Religion; -- who is a Dastur? -- the five nirangs to be learnt by herbads and the question asked of Adarbad by Husht
  333. About acknowledging a Dastur and providing him with one-tenth of one's income
  334. Rozgar of the departed relatives
  335. Performance of the Darun ceremony
  336. The souls of the departed visiting this earth
  337. On Farvardegan days
  338. Ceremonies of the dead and the Staomi (Y26)
  339. The ritual of the Farvardegan days
  340. Baj of 1200 Ashem and of 1200 Yatha
  341. Darun to be consecrated in the Gatha days, with the Afrinagan of Panji
  342. Darun-i Fravashi in the Panji
  343. Khshnuman of the Darun of Mino Marespend
  344. Rasmaha-i Behdinan (about Farvardigan days)
  345. Khshnuman of the Darun of Ohrmazd roz
  346. ... Vanant Yazad
  347. Ritual of the Farvardegan days
  348. Where to recite avanghao and staomi in the Darun consecration
  349. Khshnuman of the Darun of day Hordad of the month Farvardin
  350. The greatness of the day Hordad of the month Farvardin
  351. Darun of Haft Amshaspand and its Khshnuman
  352. Nirang of the 5th day of the 12th month (in Pahlavi) and the description of this day
  353. The Hordad sal gah and its Khshnuman (6th day of the 12th month)
  354. Khshnuman of the Darun ceremony of day Teshtar of month Teshtar
  355. [An account of the Tiragan Jashan]
  356. Khshnuman of the Darun of day Mihr, month Mihr
  357. ... Aban, month Aban
  358. ... Adar, month Adar
  359. ... Vohuman, month Vohuman
  360. ... of Srosh
  361. Four Daruns consecrated for the dead on the dawn of the fourth day
  362. Zinda-ravan ceremony with the four Darun ceremonies consecrated on the dawn of the fourth day
  363. Khshnuman of the Darun-i Safar
  364. One going on a journey of 12 farsangs must have darun consecrated in the manner of Warharan Yazad
  365. Khshnuman of the Darun of Warharan Yazad
  366. Khshnuman of the Darun consecrated with the head of a gospand
  367. Khshnuman of the Darun consecrated with the head of fowl or bird
  368. Khshnuman of the Darun of Rapithwin
  369. Khshnuman of the Darun of Nonabar
  370. Khshnuman of the Darun of Siruze
  371. Khshnuman of the Darun of Shahin baj
  372. How each day of the month is styled and mentioned in the Khshnumans
  373. Khshnumans -- greater and smaller -- for each of the 30 days
  374. How the days and months and the five Gatha days are mentioned in the Darun consecration
  375. The manner of reciting the Yasna, etc.
  376. [Ink prepared by darvands should not be used]
  377. Ohrmazd and the Amahraspands
  378. Loin-cloth should not be worn
  379. Parts of the body to be covered while reciting Niyayesh
  380. Priests should not eat the food cooked by Behdins (i.e., laymen), nor should they come in contact with them while eating
  381. Pronunciation of the compound ao and of s in Spitama
  382. Secrets should be written in Avesta or Pahlavi characters
  383. Nirang av-padyav yashtan, i.e., consecration of Nirangdin (in Pazand)
  384. The same -- twice (in Pazand)
  385. How should one act in the nine nights' retreat, after undergoing the Barashnom purification
  386. Administration of Barashnom to one who is not riman (polluted)
  387. The Indian Parsis asked by their Persian confreres to go to Persia and learn there the technicalities of the ritual
  388. Bagh-i Barashnom (i.e., the place where Barashnom is administered); -- how should it be prepared -- with a plan; the qualifications of a Yaozdathragar
  389. The consecration of ab and padyab (i.e., water and gomez;) laying out the Barashnom gah, with a plan; administration of the Barashnom to an ordinary person, as well as a riman, etc.
  390. Administration of the Barashnom to a riman with a plan of the Barashnom gah
  391. Barashnom purification with the retreat of 9 nights; when is this retreat vitiated and when not; the order in which the different members of the body are washed and the manner of drinking gomez
  392. About the purification of various things which are defiled
  393. Zand or Commentary of Vendidad 9 (abbreviated): and about the Barashnomgar and Barashnom
  394. The qualification of a Yaozdathragar
  395. On the qualifications of a Yaozathragar and the merit of undergoing the Barashnom purification (composed in verse by Noshirvan Marzban)
  396. Qualifications and reservations under which Herbadship, i.e., proper priestly duty should be preformed
  397. sudre and Kusti should be in proper order, especially at the time of any consecration
  398. Precautions to be observed when there is any bodily refuse within three steps of the ceremonial apparatus
  399. Consecrations offered with or without zur
  400. About the consecration of Fravashin
  401. About the consecration of Vendidad
  402. About the performance of Yasna
  403. Merit of the performance of various ceremonials as well as of the Gahambars
  404. Merit of performance of Vendidad, Yasna, Visperad, and Darun, with or without zur
  405. Correct preparation of Darun and Farsast: Symbolism of the Darun
  406. The erection of a Dar-i Mihr
  407. Reward or retribution for the priest, for proper or improper consecration
  408. About the garments worn by priests
  409. Punishment of an unqualified Yaozdathragar
  410. Four kinds of Yasnas offered to the Yazads
  411. About the merit of Yasna and Myazd
  412. Manner of reciting and consecrating Vendidad
  413. A Yasna service which is virasta and gumani and drayan
  414. The proper occasions when the formula avanghao and staomi are recited in the consecration of Vendidad: When is the Khub valid and when vitiated
  415. The proper manner of consecrating Darun
  416. About the varas (hair) of the sacred bull
  417. Barsom twigs to be gathered from the pomegranate or the tamarisk only
  418. About the hom sent to India from Iran and about the urvaram
  419. The Navazud or Navar initiation
  420. Can a Herbad who has gone into a Dakhma be again fit for Herbadship? (see II, p.9)
  421. About the division of the dioceses (husht) by the Herbads and their emolument (nirmad)
  422. The ceremony of Geti-Kharid or Navazud
  423. On Zinda-ravan ceremony
  424. Geneology of Zartosht
  425. Zartosht and the future prophets
  426. The Resurrection
  427. The day Hordad of the month Farvardin
  428. About 9000 years of existence
  429. The faces of the soul
  430. The spiritual parts in the body of men: their functions
  431. The meaning of dreaming a dream
  432. Division of the things of this world into 25 parts
  433. Composition of men's body (from `Ulema-i Islam)
  434. Mount Alburz
  435. The signs of the Zodiac and lunar mansions
  436. Seven demons: seven planets: seven heavens
  437. Chekat Daiti and Chinwad Bridge
  438. {The seven Keshvars}
  439. The influence of the stars
  440. [Hell]
  441. Ten demons residing in men
  442. The livelihood of the creatures of Ohrmazd and Ahriman
  443. The righteous and the wicked
  444. The blind, the deaf and the maimed should be content with their lot
  445. Going on a journey without any safeguard
  446. The Zand-Avesta
  447. Behram Varjavand, the last apostle
  448. The Immortals
  449. Good and bad effects of drinking wine: About meritorious deeds
  450. Yovad-shah, son of Agriras
  451. A vow to be fulfilled on the birth of a male child
  452. Parahom to be given to a newly born infant for drinking
  453. Seven wonderful things invented by Jamshed
  454. `Ulema-i Islam (first treatise)
  455. `Ulema-i Islam (second treatise)
  456. Vohuman Yasht
  457. Jamaspi
  458. Jamaspi, or Ahkam-i Jamasp (longer version)
  459. Sadar Bundehesh
  460. Yatha-ahu-vairyo, the foundation of Religion and 101 names of God, with longer commentaries
  461. Letter brought by Behdin Bahman Suratya (Punjya) from Kerman
  462. Another letter from Turkabad
  463. Another letter from Kerman
  464. Vasf-i Amshaspandan
  465. Mar-nama and Burj-nama
  466. Story of Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni
  467. Story of an ignoble person who backbited the Behdins of Yazd
  468. Some verses about Dastur Noshirwan Kermani
  469. A year of famine and the dreams of a chaste woman with regard to it
  470. Appearance of Mihr Yazad in a dream dreamt by Dastur Noshirwan
  471. About the kindling of a lamp and its miracles
  472. Story of Jam and Jame -- death of Jamshed
  473. A tale of Afrasiab son of Pashang
  474. Miracles of Zartosht with regard to the planting of the cypress tree
  475. Some statements about religion
  476. Story of Mazdak and Noshirwan
  477. Noshirwan's enthronement; the marguzan (i.e., dakhma) of Noshirwan and the pilgrimage thereto of Abu Ja'far, the Khalif
  478. The Prince of Iran and Omar Khuttab
  479. Mino-Kherad (in Persian prose)
  480. Iran-gaviz and its climate
  481. Var Jamkart
  482. Meaning of (l) Nemo-aongham, (2) atha-ima-vacho, (3) Airyama-ishyo, (4) az-hama gunah .... (5) Mazdayasno-ahmi, (6) ahmai raeshcha
  483. Meaning of (1) Khshnaothra -- Ashem -- Fravarane -- Panj-gah i fravarane -- baj of Ohrmazd -- Yatha -- Yenghe-hatam and Yesnemcha
  484. Some nirangs or incantations
  485. Jamaspi (in verse)
  486. Zartosht's prophetship -- his miracles and the establishment of Atash Behram
  487. Some tales in verse, pointing a moral
  488. Arda Viraf Nama
  489. Qissa-i Sanjan
  490. Nariman Hoshan's Rivayat, with some questions and answers and Chitak-i Avesta Gasan
  491. Nariman Hoshang's Rivayat
  492. The Rivayat of A. Y. 880 (extracts whereof are quoted in the classified compilation of Darab Hormazyar as belonging to Nariman Hoshang's Rivayat)
  493. Rivayat brought by Faridun Marzban (see pp. 462-63)
  494. Saddar Bundehesh (a part only)
  495. Jamshed's palace at Pars
  496. Youth and old age
  497. Sage's conversation with Zartosht in the court of Gushtasp
  498. On the worth of writers and the care of books
  499. The four Persian dynasties
  500. The third and the fourth fasl (in verse) -- about the destruction of the Persian empire
  501. Dastur Barzu's Rivayat
  502. Asfandyar Sohrab's Rivayat
  503. Kaus Mahyar's Rivayat
  504. Dastur Noshirwan's letter to Kamdin Padam
  505. Letter brought by Kamdin Shapur
  506. Shapur Bharuchi's Rivayat (see below)
  507. Faridun Marzban's letter -- (see pp. 397-98).
  508. Shapur Bharuchi's Rivayat
  509. Letter to Dastur Rustam Peshotam and others about the new dakhma at Surat
  510. Letter to the Adhyarus of Surat
  511. [Introductory Epistle to Kama Bohra's Rivayat]
  512. Maktub-i Maneck Changa]
  513. [Some technical words, used in the Rivayat's, explained] ------------


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