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A Zoroastrian ritual : the afrinagan [videorecording] / a Wadia Films presentation ; written by James W. Boyd, Ron G. Williams ; directed by Riyad Vinci Wadia.

Other Title:
Afrinagan
Publication:
Fort Collins, Colo. : Colorado State University, Office of Instructional Services, c1992.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (17 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Zoroastrianism -- Rituals.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
Narration is in English, the ceremony is in Avestan.
System Details:
VHS - NTSC
Summary:
The afrinagan ritual is a ceremony offerings to the Lord of Wisdom and his spirit creation which invites their blessings on particular individuals, departed or living, and on the community as a whole, unlike rites restricted to the Fire Temple. It describes the prayers, ritual objects, and actions as two priests perform the ceremony.
Notes:
Recorded in the studios of Wadia Films, Bombay, India.
Afrinagan performed by Dinyar Vazifdar assisted by Adil Bhesania.
Contributor:
Wadia, Riyad Vinci. , Director
Boyd, James W. (James Waldemar), 1934- , Screenwriter
Williams, Ron G. , Screenwriter
Wadia Films, Pvt. Ltd. (Firm) , Producer
Colorado State University. Office of Instructional Services. , Distributor
OCLC:
83501042
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