I believe there are two Great Beings in the universe. One, Ahura Mazda, created
man and all that is good, beautiful and true, while the other, Angra Mainyu, vivifies
all that is evil, ugly and destructive.
I believe that man has free will to align himself with good or evil, and when
all mankind is in harmony with the God Ahura Mazda, Angra Mainyu will be conquered.
I believe the soul is immortal and upon death crosses over Hell by a narrow bridge-the
good crossing safely to Heaven and the evil falling into Hell.
I believe that a savior named Sayoshant will appear at the end of time, born of
a virgin, reviving the dead, rewarding the good and punishing the evil, and thereafter
Ahura Mazda will reign.
I believe that Zoroaster, also known as Zarathustra, is the foremost Prophet of
I believe in the scriptural authority of the Zend Avesta.
I believe that purity is the first virtue, truth the second and charity the third-and
that man must discipline himself by good thoughts, words and deeds.
I believe that marriage excels continence, action excels contemplation and forgiveness
I believe in God as Seven Persons: Eternal Light; Right and Justice; Goodness
and Love; Strength of Spirit; Piety and Faith; Health and Perfection; and Immortality-and
that He may best be worshiped through the representation of fire.