Shamanistic Elements in Zoroastrianism: The Pagan Past and Modern Reaction


  • Touraj Daryaee



Neo-Paganism, Shamanism, Zoroastrianism,


The parameters of the Shamanistic tradition has been fully outlined in the work of Eliade, where the Zoroastrian traditions has been given its due attention. One should begin by stating that the word Shaman itself appears to be connected with the Zoroastrian tradition, where its origin is assigned to eastern Iran/Central Asia.


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How to Cite

Daryaee, T. (2020). Shamanistic Elements in Zoroastrianism: The Pagan Past and Modern Reaction. Pomegranate, 31–37.