نوع مقاله : پژوهشی
کارشناس ارشد رشته فرهنگ و زبانهای باستانی و مدرس دانشگاه جامع علمی کاربردی شیراز
عنوان مقاله [English]
Zurvānīsm is a religious movement in the history of Zoroastrianism which was existed in ancient Iran since long time ago. In this cult Zurvān (the god of time) has a leading role. According to its cosmology, Zurvān is known as the Supreme Lord and father of Ohrmazd and Ahriman; that he gives them the power of creation of the world. Zurvānism is a hypothetical religious movement that according to some scholars it is based on the Zoroastrianism. This study is trying to study the mythological history of Zurvānite cult and explain Zurvān and Zurvānīsm cosmology based on the three Pahlavi texts: Bundahišn, Gozīdahā-ye Zādsparam and Mēnōg-i Xrad; in order to know more the doctrine of this ancient cult of Iran.