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Zoroastrian New Year - PBS

Chanting the Ashem Vohu prayers. There's a misconception amongst many that, you know, Zoroastrians are fire worshipers. Traditionally, it's customary to pray in front of a fire or pray towards a light source. Light is very significant in the ...

Ashem Vohu is one of two very important prayers in Zoroastrianism. The Ashem Vohu, after the Ahunavar is considered one of the basic, yet meaningful and powerful mantras in the religion. It is also at the end of most of the prayers in the Khordeh Avesta, except a certain few, most notably the Fravarane.

Ashem Vohu is one of two very important prayers in Zoroastrianism. The Ashem Vohu, after the Ahunavar is considered one of the basic, yet meaningful and powerful mantras in the religion. It is also at the end of most of the prayers in the Khordeh Avesta, except a certain few, most notably the Fravarane.