The Concept of Hereafter in Zoroastrianism and Islam: A Comparative and Analytical Study
Keywords:Zoroastrianism, Eschatology, Analytical Study, Islamic Perspective
e know the terminologies and traditions of this religion. Main two spirits are Ahura Mazda (god of pleasure and goodness) and Ahriman(god of evil) and seven more main spirits which are called as angels are Amesha spentas which show the actual spirit and direction of this ancient religion. Some of the concepts and traditions are same which exists in Islam but with different names and features, like prayers and matters after death, heaven and hell. In this article, main focus is on concept and theology about Hereafter( Ākhirah) of this ancient its actual spirit to get the basic information and main themes for initial reader of this religion from Islamic theological perspective . No doubt, Zoroastrianism is one the distorted religions exist on earth yet because of the similarity of various rituals with Islam. However, Zoroastrianism is being considered revealed religion and Zoroaster as true prophet of Allah. This study will promulgate awareness about the Eschatology and Concept about Hereafter in Zoroastrianism and Islam comparatively study and will provide guidance to the new researchers about this topic.