Angels with Nestorian style cross on lotus, Quanzhou China. Nestorianism reached China in the 7th Century CE from the Sassanian Persian Empire via the Silk Road. The religion was permitted by imperial court for diffusion as early as AD 638 and was first called "the Persian Religion (or Doctrine)" (Bosijiao) because of its long connection with Sassanian Persia.

Angels with Nestorian style cross on lotus, Quanzhou China. Nestorianism reached China in the 7th Century CE from the Sassanian Persian Empire via the Silk Road. The religion was permitted by imperial court for diffusion as early as AD 638 and was first called "the Persian Religion (or Doctrine)" (Bosijiao) because of its long connection with Sassanian Persia.

Religion: This is the "Far va Har" Symbol. It is also known to be the Zoroastrian symbol

Religion: This is the "Far va Har" Symbol. It is also known to be the Zoroastrian symbol

One feature of Zorastrian temples, like this one, is a fire that never stops burning.

One feature of Zorastrian temples, like this one, is a fire that never stops burning.

Language: In this image you can see all of the Farsi letters and all 4 of their forms.There are 32 letters in the Farsi alphabet, but unlike our alphabet each letter is written differently depending on where it is in a sentence.This means if you were to learn to write in Farsi, you would have to memorize 32 letters x 4 forms to know how to write Farsi and that would equal 128 different characters to memorize!

Language: In this image you can see all of the Farsi letters and all 4 of their forms.There are 32 letters in the Farsi alphabet, but unlike our alphabet each letter is written differently depending on where it is in a sentence.This means if you were to learn to write in Farsi, you would have to memorize 32 letters x 4 forms to know how to write Farsi and that would equal 128 different characters to memorize!

Zoroastrianism.    Ancient Persian religion before Islam.    Iran fought Islam for about 100 years.   Even now the Islamic religion in Iran is different from Arabian countries

Zoroastrianism. Ancient Persian religion before Islam. Iran fought Islam for about 100 years. Even now the Islamic religion in Iran is different from Arabian countries

ANGRA MAINYU by ~leahcorrine  In ancient Persian religion and books of Zoroastrianism, Angra Mainyu is the god of darkness, the eternal destroyer of good, personification and creator of evil, bringer of death and disease.

ANGRA MAINYU by ~leahcorrine In ancient Persian religion and books of Zoroastrianism, Angra Mainyu is the god of darkness, the eternal destroyer of good, personification and creator of evil, bringer of death and disease.

One ancient Persian religion that still exists today is Parsis. The Parsi community is highly defined by Zoroastrian.

One ancient Persian religion that still exists today is Parsis. The Parsi community is highly defined by Zoroastrian.

Angels with Nestorian style cross on lotus, Quanzhou China. Nestorianism reached China in the 7th Century CE from the Sassanian Persian Empire via the Silk Road. The religion was permitted by imperial court for diffusion as early as AD 638 and was first called "the Persian Religion (or Doctrine)" (Bosijiao) because of its long connection with Sassanian Persia.

Angels with Nestorian style cross on lotus, Quanzhou China. Nestorianism reached China in the 7th Century CE from the Sassanian Persian Empire via the Silk Road. The religion was permitted by imperial court for diffusion as early as AD 638 and was first called "the Persian Religion (or Doctrine)" (Bosijiao) because of its long connection with Sassanian Persia.

Nestorian headstone - Nestorian Stele - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nestorian headstone - Nestorian Stele - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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