Zorastrianism and Early Vedic religion ar every similar, scholars even opine that they were one religion and got split into two, or one originated from the other.

Now in Zorastrianism there are seven Archangels called Amesha Spenta meaning Holy Immortals.

Amesha Spenta in the Gathas
Gathic name - Approximate meaning

  1. Spəṇta Mainyu - Holy/Creative Spirit/Mentality
  2. [Vohu] Manah - [Good] Purpose
  3. Aša [Vahišta] - [Best] Truth / Righteousness
  4. Xšaθra [Vairya] - [Desirable] Dominion
  5. [Spənta] Armaiti - [Holy] Devotion
  6. Haurvatāt - Wholeness
  7. Amərətāt - Immortality

Given that Zorastrianism is highly similar to early Vedic religion, who are the equivalent of Seven Archangels of Zorastrianism in Vedic Religion?

  • Ever heard about the Saptrishis?
    – Just_Do_It
    Commented Sep 7, 2022 at 15:22
  • @Just_Do_It Interesting, very interesting. Did you say it because of Vahista? But are Saptarishis mentioned in Vedas?
    – user28152
    Commented Sep 7, 2022 at 15:25
  • Yes, check this on wiki en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saptarishi
    – Just_Do_It
    Commented Sep 7, 2022 at 15:54


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