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AHRIMAN
Also known as AKUMAN, AKO-MAINYU, ANGRA-MAINYU

A picture showing the legend of AHRIMAN taken from our Middle-Eastern mythology archives. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the story below or search the index for more Middle-Eastern Gods, Middle-Eastern Goddesses, heroes, demons and monsters!

Zoroastrian Devil, Arch-Enemy of [AHURA-MAZDA] and Chief Perpetrator of All The Evil In The World.

AHRIMAN was born dark and stinking — and seems to have gotten steadily worse. He spawned the demonic world-threatening monster AZHI-DAHAKA and sprinkles wickedness wherever he can.

Like SATAN, his main goal is to fill the world with as much evil as he can so it will destroy itself. Current reports indicate that his policy so far has been highly effective.

The good news is that Supreme God AHURA-MAZDA is his total opposite and has taken steps to ensure nice things happen — after the inevitable Apocalypse, that is. So plump for him, unless you happen to prefer the Satanic Death Evil Doom Heavy Metal Cult.

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Article last updated on 23 June 2005
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT AHRIMAN : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : AHRIMAN
Area or people : Persia
Location : the Middle-East
Gender : Male
Type : Demon
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : AKUMAN, AKO-MAINYU, ANGRA-MAINYU
Popularity index : 1043

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