The first entry is “Abracadabra,” which at one time was an ancient code used by Egyptian priests, and ends with “Zoroastrianism.”
He was also greatly influenced by Platonism and Zoroastrianism.
They are akin to the Rakshasas of India or the arch-demons of Zoroastrianism.
This legend offers difficulties but it shows that Multan was regarded as a centre of Zoroastrianism.
The whole theory has close parallels in Zoroastrianism and is also a natural development of ideas already existing in India.
It was long the centre of Zoroastrianism, and was also an important Buddhist centre.
Zoroastrianism has never advanced to any important extent beyond the boundaries of its native land.
The Magi took advantage of it to attempt a substitution of Magism for Zoroastrianism as the religion of the state.
To a slight extent it corrupted Zoroastrianism; but, on the whole, from the date of the fall of Babylon it declined.
The opposition of good and evil is most fully carried out in Zoroastrianism.